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U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, left, shakes hands with South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, left, shakes hands with South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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