Afghanistan is at the top of the agenda in Washington today, the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion. But many Americans have little understanding of the country because it is so remote and inaccessible - geographically and culturally.
ABC News takes a look at the country that is best known for its hostile environment, its defiance of foreign armies, opium production and the Taliban. The numbers that define Afghanistan present a harsh and often deadly place.
Nevertheless, some traditions...Full Story