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Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (center left) talks with her Afghan counterpart, Zalmai Rasool (center right), during their meeting in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/S. Sabawoon, Pool)

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** FILE ** Afghan policemen walk ahead of the U.S. soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) during a foot patrol in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, in this Jan. 7, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan, File)

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**FILE** An Afghan woman (center) peeks inside a hospital on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Oct. 26, 2011, while she and others wait for an employee to let them enter. (Associated Press)

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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, center, France's Defense and Veterans Minister Gerard Longuet, left, and French General and Paris military governor Bruno Dary, right, pay tribute to the Unknown soldier's tomb, at the Arc of Triomphe, in Paris, Friday Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Bonaventure, Pool)

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Afghan president Hamid Karzai, left, shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy following a news conference at the Elysee palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Feferberg, Pool)

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**FILE** A British military official with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) adjusts his helmet Jan. 19, 2012, as a NATO helicopter lands at the Provincial Reconstruction Team compound in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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U.S. soldiers with the NATO led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stand guard at the scene of a suicide attack in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. In a separate incident, a senior U.S. defense official says all six reported killed in the crash of a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan were U.S. Marines. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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A U.S. soldier with the NATO led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) walks Jan. 19, 2012, by a damaged vehicle at the scene of a suicide attack in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan. The attacker blew himself up at an entrance to a sprawling base for U.S. and NATO operations in southern Afghanistan, killing at least six civilians, police said. (Associated Press)

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A former Taliban militant (center) holds the national flag of Afghanistan as other militants stand with faces covered during a joining ceremony with the Afghan government in Ghazni, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. About 25 former Taliban members handed over their weapons and joined with the Afghan government as part of a peace-reconciliation program. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Naikzad)

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An Afghan border policeman, left, along with U.S. soldiers are seen near the scene of a suicide attack in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. A teenage suicide bomber slipped inside police headquarters in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, detonating his cache of explosives and wounding one officer, the chief of the headquarters said. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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Debris litters the scene of explosions in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Gul Rahman Qazi, center, head of an Afghan investigative commission speaks during a media conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. Afghan President Karzai had charged the commission with investigating the detention of some hundreds of suspected militants and the investigative commission has accused the U.S. military of abusing detainees at its largest prison. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan and foreign soldiers are seen Jan. 3, 2012, on alert near the scene of a suicide attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle killed four civilians and a police officer, police said. (Associated Press)

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai adjusts his coat, as he speaks during a gathering to mark the 40th death anniversary of political leader Khan Abdul Samad Khan Achekzai in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Karzai welcomed on Saturday remarks from the Obama administration saying that Taliban insurgents were not America's enemies. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew Pierce is swarmed by daughters (from left) Kimi, 16; Kathleen, 11; Keri Lu, 14, and Kris, 18, as he returns home Dec. 16 from a six-month stint in Afghanistan, one of his numerous deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan in his 11 years in the military.

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Volunteers shake hands and welcome home soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan at the international arrival gate of Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Baltimore, MD, Friday, December 16, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Members of the growing Afghan special forces stand in formation after conducting a practice raid at a training field on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Deb Riechmann)

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Air Force Brigadier General Select Peter Masciola head home after surprising his 10 year old son Kevin, left, and 12 year old daughter Tamara, center, at their school, Saint Columbus School, by coming home for Christmas after a 6 month deployment outside Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, December 19, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Air Force Brigadier General Select Peter Masciola head home after surprising his 10 year old son Kevin and 12 year old daughter Tamara at their school, Saint Columbus School, by coming home for Christmas after a 6 month deployment outside Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, December 19, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Tamara L. Miller, right, and her husband, Air Force Brigadier General Select Peter Masciola, center, speak to reporters after surprising their 10 year old son Kevin and 12 year old daughter Tamara at their school, Saint Columbus School, by coming home for Christmas after a 6 month deployment outside Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, December 19, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)