Bag’s Take-Away:
 The only context we know is what is given in the caption. We don’t know if this member of the Afghan National Police was taking a break from a hard day’s work or if reclining and watching others work is a typical stance for this or any Afghan police, but it sure looks like the man is biding time until we leave.
via The Wall Street Journal
(credit: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters caption:  ON A MISSION: A member of the Afghan National Police watched from a roof as U.S. Army soldiers conducted a mission to set up checkpoint in Zahri district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Thursday.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

The only context we know is what is given in the caption. We don’t know if this member of the Afghan National Police was taking a break from a hard day’s work or if reclining and watching others work is a typical stance for this or any Afghan police, but it sure looks like the man is biding time until we leave.

via The Wall Street Journal

(credit: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters caption: ON A MISSION: A member of the Afghan National Police watched from a roof as U.S. Army soldiers conducted a mission to set up checkpoint in Zahri district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Thursday.)

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