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A member of Vietnam's military is seen in silhouette as he stands watch at left as Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks at Vietnam National University in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Oct. 11, 2010.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool)
Photo by: Carolyn Kaster
A member of Vietnam's military is seen in silhouette as he stands watch at left as Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks at Vietnam National University in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool)

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