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Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2015. An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. (Associated Press)

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Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama said the U.S. will keep just under 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 at the request of Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Microphones hover above Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and President Barack Obama during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani waves from a golf cart as he rides to a meeting at the Camp David Presidential retreat, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Camp David, Md. The pace of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan will headline Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Washington, yet America's exit from the war remains tightly hinged to the abilities of the Afghan forces that face a tough fight against insurgents this spring. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addresses a new conference with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, in this Feb. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Jonathan Ernst, Pool) ** FILE **

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, a onetime anthropologist and former World Bank executive, will meet with President Obama and Secretary of State John F. Kerry to discuss possible changes to the timetable to withdraw the bulk of American troops. (Associated Press)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a graduation ceremony inspects guards of honor at a military academy, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (right) is courting a longer stay by U.S. troops, whom he thanks for their sacrifices. Last month, he stood shoulder to shoulder at the presidential palace with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. (Associated Press)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is expected to make a visit to Washington sometime this spring. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, former President Hamid Karzai, center, and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, right, attend a ceremony marking the completion of security transition to Afghan security forces in Kabul, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Afghan police are investigating a rocket strike on a wedding party that killed at least 28 people, many of them women and children, an official said Thursday, as President Ashraf Ghani marked the country’s transition to full sovereignty after the 13-year international military mission to rid Afghanistan of insurgents officially ended. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan's new president, has said his administration will focus on the underlying causes that lead to corruption in Afghanistan and not solely the symptoms of corrupt activity, a commitment likely to be tested early by the Obama administration decision to disband the corruption task force. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)