KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN - AUGUST 31:  U.S. Army Special Forces (SF) soldier nicknamed 'Cowboy' lifts weights at the SF safe house August 31, 2002 in Kunduz, Afghanistan. U.S. Special Forces have recently begun to step up operations in the Northern regions of the country in order to root out remaining al Qaeda and Taliban fugitives they believe are operating there.  (Photo by Scott Nelson/Getty Images)