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In this July 19, 2010, file photo, A U.S. contractor looks away from a dust cloud whipped up by a helicopter departing over the gatepost at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, set a four-month deadline for private security companies to cease operations in the country. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
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In this July 19, 2010, file photo, A U.S. contractor looks away from a dust cloud whipped up by a helicopter departing over the gatepost at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, set a four-month deadline for private security companies to cease operations in the country. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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