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**FILE** Afghan security forces members stand guard at the site of a blast near the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2013. The large bomb exploded in the Afghan capital as the international military coalition hands over responsibility for fighting the Taliban insurgency to the nascent national army and police they have been training. (Associated Press)
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**FILE** Afghan security forces members stand guard at the site of a blast near the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2013. The large bomb exploded in the Afghan capital as the international military coalition hands over responsibility for fighting the Taliban insurgency to the nascent national army and police they have been training. (Associated Press)

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