The Taliban are continuing to fight heavily with Afghan-led peace talks, elections anticipated in the war-torn land. U.S. continuing to monitor civilian situation in the long war while it has reduced operations in the country by 80 percent.
There are about 15,000 U.S. forces in Afghanistan, and 40,000 Taliban fighters. Reports indicate that some 2,300 soldiers have been killed. These numbers show U.S. administration is playing a risky game.