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Recruited Afghan soldiers march through a colored fog bomb after taking an oath during a ceremony at the Ghazi Military Training Center, where they are being trained by Turkish military officers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, July 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Recruited Afghan soldiers place their hands on a copy of the Quran, Islam's holy book, during an oath taking ceremony at the Ghazi Military Training Center, where they are being trained by Turkish military officers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, July 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks at a June meeting with tribal leaders in Kandahar city. Mr. Karzai and his national security team have endorsed a U.S.-supported plan to set up local police forces across the country overseen from Kabul. (Associated Press)

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Afghan policemen secure a police base that came under attack Tuesday night in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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** FILE ** Trucks carrying supplies to coalition forces burn after hundreds of people blocked a main road and set them on fire to protest what they said were civilian deaths in NATO operations in Logar province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Mohammed Obaid Ormur, File)

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A U.S. Army soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, climbs over a high wall during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley outside Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on Saturday, July 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the scene of an explosion in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, July 10, 2010. One bystander was killed when the bomb, concealed in a parked motorcycle, exploded in the middle of the afternoon, said the city's security chief. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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** FILE ** Norwegian Minister of Defense Grete Faremo, left, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, center, and Chief of Defense Harald Sunde give a media conference Monday June 28, 2010, in Oslo, after four of Norway's soldiers died after a roadside bomb exploded that Sunday evening near their vehicle in northern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Scanpix Norway/Gorm Kallestad)

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Illustration: Rebuilding Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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Afghans collect fuel from a tanker shot up in an attack on a NATO supply convoy in Baghlan province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo)

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An Afghan woman registers to get a voting card for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for September, in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Spec. Donny Mason, a U.S. soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, looks through his rifle scope as he stands guard at Combat Outpost Ware in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City in Afghanistan on Sunday. (Associated Press)

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Gen. David H. Petraeus speaks during a ceremony in which he formally assumed command on Sunday in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Gen. David H. Petraeus (center right), the newly appointed International Security Assistance Forces commander, greets Lt. Gen. David Rodriguez upon Gen. Petraeus' arrival in Kabul, Afghanistan, in July 2010 to take command of U.S. and international forces fighting the nearly 9-year-old war. (AP Photo/Staff Sgt. Daylena Gonzalez, U.S. Air Force)

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Afghan security force members stand outside a USAID compound in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)

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U.S. soldiers carry a body at a USAID compound in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday in northern Afghanistan, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)

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U.S. soldiers escort a wounded foreign contractor at a USAID compound in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday in northern Afghanistan, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)

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Afghan security forces members carry the body of a foreign security contractor inside a USAID compound in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)

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Afghan security forces members stand next to the body of a security guard inside a USAID compound in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)

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Afghan security force members stand outside a USAID compound in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, Friday, July 2, 2010, after it was stormed by militants wearing suicide vests. Six suicide bombers attacked the compound Friday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. (AP Photo)