Left: Amindi, a refugee from Kandahar province, walks through the Charahi Qambar refugee camp on Feb. 27.
Right: A U.S. Marine guards Combat Outpost 7171 in Helmand province on Oct. 28, 2010.
Balazs Gardi is a photographer based in Mexico City and Dubai. A selection of his Basetrack photos are now featured in a digital book. Basetrack is supported by a 2010 Newschallenge grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation