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A man in Karachi, Pakistan, naps on Thursday, May 17, 2012, on one of the oil tankers used to transport NATO fuel supplies to neighboring Afghanistan. Pakistan closed the supply route to Afghanistan after American airstrikes killed 24 Pakistani troops along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in November. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Afghan villagers gather at a house destroyed in an apparent NATO raid in Logar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, June, 6, 2012. Afghan officials and residents say the airstrike, aimed at militants, killed civilians celebrating a wedding, including women and children. (AP Photo/Ihsanullah Majroh)

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Villagers gather at a house destroyed in an apparent NATO raid in Logar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Afghan officials and residents say the airstrike, aimed at militants, killed civilians celebrating a wedding, including women and children. (AP Photo/Ihsanullah Majroh)

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**FILE** U.S. Army troops from the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, duck July 22, 2010, as an Afghan soldier fires a rocket propelled grenade towards insurgent positions at Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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In this Wednesday, June 6, 2012, photo, a Pakistani man cleans the roof of an oil tanker that was used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, and parked with other tankers in a compound in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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In this Wednesday, June 6, 2012, photo, a Pakistani man cleans the roof of an oil tanker that was used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, and parked with other tankers in a compound in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Villagers gather at a house destroyed in an apparent NATO raid in Logar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials and residents say a pre-dawn NATO airstrike aimed at militants in eastern Afghanistan killed civilians celebrating a wedding, including women and children. (Associated Press)

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A U.S. Marine sits with his bomb-sniffing buddy aboard a helicopter during a medevac mission in Afghanistan's Helmand province in February 2010. The dog, which had stopped performing well possibly due to stress, according to his handler, was evacuated along with a wounded Afghan civilian. (Associated Press)

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Villagers gather at a house destroyed in an apparent NATO raid in Logar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials and residents say a pre-dawn NATO airstrike aimed at militants in eastern Afghanistan killed civilians celebrating a wedding, including women and children. (Associated Press)

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Afghan victims of a suicide attack are seen June 6, 2012, on stretchers at a hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market area, killing and wounding scores of people, authorities said. (Associated Press)

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Afghan victims of a suicide attack are seen June 6, 2012, on stretchers at a hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market area, killing and wounding scores of people, authorities said. (Associated Press)

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Bob Bergdahl, father of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, who is being held captive in Afghanistan, shakes the hand of Gerald McCullar of Washington, Ill., who is portraying a prisoner of war, after he speaks May 27, 2012, at the the annual Rolling Thunder rally for POW/MIA awareness in Washington. (Courtesy of Rolling Thunder, Inc.)

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Bob Bergdahl, father of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, who is being held captive in Afghanistan, shakes the hand of Gerald McCullar of Washington, Ill., who is portraying a prisoner of war, after he speaks May 27, 2012, at the the annual Rolling Thunder rally for POW/MIA awareness in Washington. (Courtesy of Rolling Thunder, Inc.)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle in the Pentagon parking lot has a sticker with the photo of PFC Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and who is still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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More than 1,500 Afghans block the highway between Kabul and Kandahar in Seed Abad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 26, 2012, to demand a stop to nighttime military operations. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)

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More than 1,500 Afghans block the highway between Kabul and Kandahar in Seed Abad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 26, 2012, to demand a stop to nighttime military operations. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)

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Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, second from right, hugs Audrey Campbell, left, of Chiefland, Fla., visiting the grave of her son, Sgt. Karl Campbell, killed in Afghanistan in 2010, as Linnington and other soldiers place small America flags at each grave at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the nation's fallen service members in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 24, 2012. Also pictured is Karl Campbell's sister Tina Thomas, right, of Starke, Fla. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)