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Afghan policemen and U.S. and Afghan soldiers are on alert near the police traffic department building, which was under attack by insurgents in Khost, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Nishanuddin Khan)

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Afghans hold the body of one of four people killed during a NATO raid in Taloqan, Takhar province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. More than 1,000 protesters shouted, "Death to America!" and called for justice as they clashed with security forces following the raid. (AP Photo/Fulad Hamdard)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Joe Stumpf, 54, lifts weights during a workout designed to mirror a Navy SEAL training regimen at the SEALFIT exercise center in Encinitas, Calif. "If you really want to find out what's happening in Afghanistan ... you can come here and get a taste," he said.

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Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, arrives for a press conference at the U.S. Cmbassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 15, 2011. Mr. Kerry said the U.S. relationship with Pakistan is at a "critical moment" because of the killing of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan and U.S. soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) check inside the Traffic Department building, a Taliban stronghold, on Monday, May 9, 2011, after a two-day assault in Kandahar, Afghanistan, south of Kabul. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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President Obama addresses military personnel who have returned recently from Afghanistan on Friday, May 6, 2011, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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An Afghan border policeman fires on Taliban fighters hidden in the Traffic Department building, where smoke rises from the rooftop, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 8, 2011. The Taliban unleashed a major assault Saturday on government buildings throughout Kandahar, Afghanistan's main southern city, an attack that cast doubt on how successful the U.S.-led coalition has been in its nearly yearlong military campaign to establish security and stability in the former Taliban stronghold. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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An Afghan security personnel checks a car at the empty street after gunmen launched an attack on the compound of the governor of Kandahar province in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, May 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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President Obama addresses military personnel who recently returned from Afghanistan on Friday, May 6, 2011, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** In this Dec. 24, 1998, file photo, Muslim militant and al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden speaks to a selected group of reporters in mountains of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahimullah Yousafzai, File)

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An Afghan reads about the death of Osama bin Laden in a newspaper published in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Associated Press Afghan President Hamid Karzai, addressing a gathering at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday lauded Osama bin Laden's death as a serious blow to terrorism.

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Photojournalist John Cantlie's novel "River City" is illustrated with more than 100 photographs of Americans fighting in Afghanistan, including this image. Mr. Cantlie spent five months on the front line in Afghanistan. (Provided by John Cantlie)

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** FILE ** In this July 15, 2009, file photo released by Department of Defense, “Three Cups of Tea” co-author Greg Mortenson shows the locations of future village schools to U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the opening of Pushghar Village Girls School 60 miles north of Kabul in Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Department of Defense, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley)

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Abdullah Abdullah, the opposition leader in Afghanistan, says he will run again for the Afghan presidency in 2014. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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An Afghan laborer works at the brick factory in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Protesters demonstrate in Laghman, Afghanistan, on Monday, April 4, 2011, against a Florida pastor's burning of the Quran, making four straight days of demonstrations, some deadly. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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U.S. soldiers stand guard in front the gate of a U.S. base after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, April 2, 2011. Three insurgents attacked a NATO base on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Saturday but were killed by coalition forces before they could enter the compound, NATO and Afghan police said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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In this photo provided by the International Security Assistance Force Regional Command (South), Zabul provincial government officials exit a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to attend the Afghan local police validation ceremony at the Shah Joy district center on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Afghanistan's Zabul province. (Photo/U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

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Afghan children play on a destroyed Soviet-made armored tank in Panjshir, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, March 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahmad Nazar)