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Sedaqalluh Haqiq, who heads a tribunal set up by Afghanistan's Supreme Court, prays at the end of a press event in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. The tribunal called Wednesday for a one-month delay in the opening of the parliamentary session to further investigate charges of electoral fraud. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan soldiers block the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up next to a minibus carrying intelligence service employees in the Afghan capital. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. arrives by helicopter at Forward Operating Base Airborne in Afghanistan's Wardak province on Tuesday. He noted coalition successes against the Taliban but said the gains are "fragile and reversible." (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., center, alights from a helicopter as he arrives at a forward operating base Airborne, in Maidan Shar, in Afghanistan's Wardak province, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (right) speaks with Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, during a press event in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Mr. Biden is in Afghanistan on a surprise visit to assess progress in handing over security from foreign to Afghan forces. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Helmand's Gov. Gulab Mangal, left, shakes hand with U.S. Gen. David Petraeus, NATO's top commander in Afghanistan, in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Heidi Vogt)

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An Afghan boy pushes his wheelbarrow past oil tankers parked near the Afghan-Iran border at Islam Qala, on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan, west of Kabul, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Iran's decision to stop up to 2,500 fuel trucks at its border with Afghanistan is tantamount to an "embargo," an Afghan commerce official said Tuesday, as others warned the move could leave millions of Afghans shivering as winter rolls in. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, during a gathering to mark the seventh anniversary of the adoption of the Afghanistan Constitution. The writing behind him says, "Welcome to the adoption day of Afghanistan's Constitution." (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan police remove the body of a Taliban militant, who was killed during a clash with Afghan police in Laghman east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. A group of Taliban militants attacked a police check post stationed on the Laghman to Nangarhar highway on Sunday night, and one of the militants was killed in the attack, Afghan officials said.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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An Afghan soldier chops wood at Badel Combat Outpost in Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan, near the border with Pakistan, on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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Men look at a tanker carrying supplies for NATO which was destroyed in an apparent bomb attack, en route to neighboring Afghanistan, at the Pakistani border town of Chaman Friday, Dec. 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Shah Khalid)

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Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, despite hands-on leadership in Afghanistan, lost his job in June after unflattering remarks about administration officials appeared in Rolling Stone magazine. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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Afghan men mourn the victim of a roadside bomb blast in Lashkar Gah in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. The bomb blew up next to a minibus at a crowded intersection on a major highway, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)

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Spc. Wilson Christopher from Kansas City, Kan., of 2nd Platoon Bravo Company 2-327 Infantry returns fire during a sudden attack by Taliban on Badel Combat Out Post in eastern Afghanistan near Pakistani border Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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Soldiers of the U.S. 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company 2-327 check their weapons on the top of an armored vehicle at a fortress combat outpost in Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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U.S soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 2-327 Infantry take cover after the Taliban attacked them during a patrol in the Chowkay district near the Pakistani border in Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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An Afghan policeman inspects a police vehicle damaged by a car-bomb explosion in Kandahar, Afghanistan, south of Kabul, on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. The bombing killed three people, an Afghan policeman at the scene said. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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Gen. David H. Petraeus (left), top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, greets U.S. Marines during a visit to Marjah, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010. Gen. Petraeus crisscrossed Afghanistan on Saturday to visit coalition troops on Christmas at some of the main battle fronts in a show of appreciation and support in the 10th year of the war against the Taliban. (AP Photo/Elena Becatoros)

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Afghan policemen stand near a damaged car after a blast in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. NATO said a service member was killed in the blast, while three boys -- ages 10, 11 and 12 -- died in an explosion on the city's outskirts, according to Khan Mohammad Mujhid, the police chief in Kandahar province. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)