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Policemen frisk commuters at a checkpoint set up as a security measure a day ahead of parliamentary elections in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will elect the lower house of its parliament on Sept. 18. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Policemen frisk commuters at a checkpoint set up as a security measure a day ahead of parliamentary elections in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will elect the lower house of its parliament on Sept. 18. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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An injured Afghan girl is treated at a hospital after she was injured when a bomb concealed in a bicycle exploded in Herat, Afghanistan, Friday Sept. 17, 2010. Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged citizens to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election despite fears of violence and threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)

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A cycle in which a bomb were concealed is seen after it exploded injuring four people in Herat, Afghanistan, Friday Sept. 17, 2010. Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged citizens to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election despite fears of violence and threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)

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An injured Afghan passerby is treated at a hospital in Herat after a vehicle being used by Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission hit a roadside bomb in Adraskan district in Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. The election workers inside in the vehicle were not injured, said IEC chief Anal Rahman Rodwal. Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged citizens to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election despite fears of violence and threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)

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A donkey is used to transport ballot materials to a polling booth in Panjshir valley in Afghanistan, Friday Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will elect the lower house of its parliament on September 18. (AP Photo/Hossein Fatemi)

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Afghans unload ballot materials from a truck outside a polling station on the eve of the parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, May. 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks on Saturday targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, flanked by First Vice President Muhammad Qasim Fahim, left, and Second Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili delivers a speech in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Karzai urged Afghans to vote in this weekend's parliamentary election despite threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivers a speech in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Karzai urged Afghans to vote in this weekend's parliamentary election despite threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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Afghans walk past under election posters of parliamentarian candidates on the eve of the parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election on Sept. 18 as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks on Saturday targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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An Afghan election worker counts distributed ballot materials at a polling station on the eve of the parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, May. 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election Saturday as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan election workers carry a ballot box into a polling station on the eve of the parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election on Saturday as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan police officers walk by distributed ballot materials at a polling station on the eve of the parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election on Saturday as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks on targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Election posters of Afghan parliamentarian candidates pasted on a partly demolished building in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Afghanistan will go to parliamentary election on Sept. 18 as the Taliban have warned of countrywide attacks on Saturday targeting voters and election workers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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An Afghan man, carrying a floor mat, walks past election campaign billboards in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Police set up extra checkpoints across Afghanistan on Friday to scan for suicide bombers and insurgents a day ahead of parliamentary polling. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS GUNG-HO: Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Marine Corps reservist, is pleased that the Pentagon is building up a special task force to thwart deadly IEDs in Afghanistan.

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Afghans walk between traffic past posters of parliamentary candidates in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. Fears of violence hang over Saturday's elections. (AP Photo/ Mustafa Quraishi)

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An Afghan works on the making of an army boot at the Kabul Melli boot factory in Kabul, Afghanistan. The NATO command has issued new guidelines for awarding billions of dollars worth of international contracts in Afghanistan, saying that without proper oversight the money could end up in the hands of insurgents and criminals, deepen corruption, and undermine efforts to win the loyalty of the Afghan people at a critical juncture in the war. (Associated Press)

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Smoke rises after NATO aircraft conducted an airstrike near the Arghandab River south of the village of Senjeray in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, where U.S. commanders had identified insurgent positions on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Todd Pitman)

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U.S. military personnel participate in the Patriot's Day 9.11 Kilometer Run, honoring those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at Bagram Air Field, Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi)