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Afghan farmers ride a tuk tuk loaded with corn crops in the Goshti... News PhotoAfghanistan,District,Farmer,Field,Geographical Border,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Military,Nangarhar,Offbeat,Outdoors,Pakistan,Politics,Riding,TractorPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAfghan farmers ride a tuk tuk loaded with corn crops in the Goshti district of Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan on December 18, 2012. According to a recent Pentagon report, Afghans have 'begun to assume the lead for security' in areas home to roughly 76 percent of the population. Between March and September, the United States decreased its military forces in Afghanistan by 25 percent. There are now about 68,000 US troops in the country. AFP PHOTO/ SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)