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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta applauds after presenting New Zealand Army Capt. Jason Tinsley, left, a U.S. Army Commendation Medal for his service in Afghanistan, in the auditorium at the World War II Hall of Memories at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta applauds after presenting New Zealand Army Capt. Jason Tinsley, left, a U.S. Army Commendation Medal for his service in Afghanistan, in the auditorium at the World War II Hall of Memories at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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** FILE ** A British armored vehicle patrols on the periphery of the camp Bastion in southern Afghanistan, in this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, file photo. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

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** FILE ** A British armored vehicle patrols on the periphery of the camp Bastion in southern Afghanistan, in this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, file photo. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

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An Afghan policeman checks a man entering a provincial police station near the main gate of a joint civilian-military base where two British soldiers were killed in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaleq)

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Associated Press Pakistani men chant slogans Monday in Lahore as violence ostensibly over an amateur film mocking Mohammad spread from Arab nations into Indonesia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Lebanon. At least one person died in clashes with police in northwestern Pakistan.

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An Afghan soldier (right) escorts a released prisoner, Mohammad Karim, following the handover of the U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghans burn the U.S. flag in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, during a protest against an Internet video mocking the Prophet Muhammad that many fear could further aggravate Afghan-U.S. relations. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi)

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Afghans burn the U.S. flag in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, during a protest against an Internet video mocking the Prophet Muhammad that many fear could further aggravate Afghan-U.S. relations. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi)

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FILE - An armored vehicle patrols on the periphery of Camp Bastion in southern Afghanistan, in this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007 file photo. The Taliban claimed responsibility on Saturday, Sept. 15 2012, for an attack against the sprawling British base in southern Afghanistan that killed two U.S. Marines and wounded several other troops, saying it was to avenge an anti-Islamic film which insulted the Prophet Muhammad and also because Britain's Prince Harry is serving there. Camp Bastion, which is the middle of the Afghanistan desert, locally called Dasht-e-Margo or "the Desert of Death" houses some 3,500 British servicemen and provides logistic supports to all the troops for their various operations in Southern Afghan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

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**FILE** An armored vehicle patrols on the periphery of Camp Bastion in southern Afghanistan on Jan. 10, 2007. (Associated Press)

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Britain's Prince Harry (left) examines the 30mm cannon of an Apache attack helicopter with an unidentified member of his squadron on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, where he will be a co-pilot gunner. The 27-year-old prince, known as Capt. Harry Wales, is on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

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**FILE** U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (center) speaks June 7, 2012, with Ryan Crocker, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, and Gen. John Allen (left center), the head of NATO coalition forces in Afghanistan, upon arriving at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (center) speaks June 7, 2012, with Ryan Crocker, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, and Gen. John Allen (left center), the head of NATO coalition forces in Afghanistan, upon arriving at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain says he is disappointed that both presidential candidates are sidestepping world affairs and blasts President Obama for not aiding rebels in Syria and abandoning Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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An Afghan soldier adjusts bullets in his gun on a military helicopter during a flight transporting journalists from Kabul to Bagram to attend the hand over ceremony of U.S.- run prison to Afghan government in Bagram north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. U.S. officials handed over formal control of Afghanistan's only large-scale U.S.-run prison to Kabul on Monday, even as disagreements between the two countries over the thousands of Taliban and terror suspects held there marred the transfer. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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An Afghan soldier adjusts bullets in his gun Sept. 10, 2012, on a military helicopter during a flight transporting journalists from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Bagram. The journalists were to attend a ceremony where U.S. officials handed over formal control of the country's only large-scale U.S.-run prison to Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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An Afghan soldier adjusts bullets in his gun on a military helicopter Sept. 10, 2012, during a flight transporting journalists from Kabul to Bagram to attend the hand over ceremony of a U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government. (Associated Press)

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An Afghan soldier adjusts bullets in his gun on a military helicopter Sept. 10, 2012, during a flight transporting journalists from Kabul to Bagram to attend the hand over ceremony of a U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** NATO fuel tankers enter Afghanistan through Pakistan's border crossing in Torkham, east of Kabul, on Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)