Not like you think.
Obviously Taliban, Republican, Green, Progressive, Independent, and Democrat alike fight alongside their fellow soldiers for their own country.
But through that "doing a heckuva job" thingy it seems that one side may be furnishing the other side with weapons. By loosing them.
The Washington Post has an article with the details.
Related threads here expand upon the loosing game showing we are loosing our economy, loosing WMD, loosing our sense of self in war, loosing our sense of constitution, and who knows what else.