Afghan security forces block the road where Taliban suicide bombers attacked a joint U.S.- Afghan air base in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The suicide

 

              Afghan security forces block the road where Taliban suicide bombers attacked a joint U.S.- Afghan air base in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The suicide
Afghan security forces block the road where Taliban suicide bombers attacked a joint U.S.- Afghan air base in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The suicide bombers attacked early Sunday, detonating explosives at the gate and sparking a gunbattle that lasted at least two hours with American helicopters firing down at militants before the attackers were defeated. (AP Photo/Nasrullah Khan)