In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, Abdul Qayyum says, "No one helps us," his hands covered in mud after stepping away from repairing his sun-baked mud home in Marjah, southern Helmand

 

              In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, Abdul Qayyum says, "No one helps us," his hands covered in mud after stepping away from repairing his sun-baked mud home in Marjah, southern Helmand
In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, Abdul Qayyum says, "No one helps us," his hands covered in mud after stepping away from repairing his sun-baked mud home in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. As the U.S. and NATO close out their mission in Afghanistan preparing for the final withdrawal of combat troops by the end of 2014, the worry looms large that fresh outbursts of ethnically motivated fighting would send the country into a spiral of chaos and violence. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)