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U.S. Army and Afghan troops stand watch in a guard tower at their base in Panjwai, Afghanistan, in Kandahar province, on Sunday, March 11, 2012, after a U.S. Army sergeant allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians in nearby villages. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
Photo by: Allauddin Khan
U.S. Army and Afghan troops stand watch in a guard tower at their base in Panjwai, Afghanistan, in Kandahar province, on Sunday, March 11, 2012, after a U.S. Army sergeant allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians in nearby villages. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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