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U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the situation in Afghanistan. At left is Defense Under Secretary for Policy Michele Flournoy. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, testifies Tuesday on Capitol Hill before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (right) talks with U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus upon the Pentagon chief's arrival in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, March 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Defense Department/Cherie Cullen)

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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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President Barack Obama, followed by, from second from left, Gen. David Petraeus, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Vice President Joe Biden, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, to announce that Petraeus would replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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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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** FILE ** Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, speaks in September 2010 with Afghan military personnel during a tour of the U.S. run-Parwan detention facility north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen (L), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, commander, International Security Assistance Force depart ISAF headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan meet in Kabul, Afghanistan on on September 3, 2010. UPI/Chad J. McNeeley/U.S. Navy

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates, right, is greeted by top NATO commander Gen. David Petraeus as he arrives in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool)

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U.S. Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, salutes during an oath-taking ceremony of recruited Afghan soldiers at the Ghazi Military Training Center, where the newcomers 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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** FILE ** U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus (left) meeting with Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the Pakistani army chief, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Monday, July 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Inter Services Public Relations Department)

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Gen. David Petraeus, left, and Defense Secretary Robert Gates look on as President Obama announces that Gen. Petraeus will replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top commander in Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. On Thursday, July 8, 2010, Mr. Gates said Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis will replace Gen. Petraeus at the U.S. Central Command. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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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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In this June 15, 2010 file photo, U.S. Central Commander Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Senate unanimously confirmed Gen. Petraeus to succeed Gen. Stanley McChrystal as top war commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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** FILE ** Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to be confirmed as President Obama's choice to take control of forces in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 29, 2010, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to be confirmed as President Obama's choice to take control of forces in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes remarks on the resignation of Army General Stanley McChrystal, the commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, while Army General David Petraeus listens at right, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Obama said McChrystal will be replaced by Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East and Central Asia and the architect of the counterinsurgency strategy the U.S. is pursuing in Afghanistan. Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg

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President Barack Obama, followed by, from second from left, Gen. David Petraeus, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Vice President Joe Biden, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, to announce that Petraeus would replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama, followed by Gen. David Petraeus, right, and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, arrives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, to announce that Petraeus would replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)