A German soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) guards a road at the site of a suicide attack on a German military convoy, in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan on June 19, 2011. (Associated Press)
**FILE** Pakistani army soldiers beside the wepoans and ammuniations confiscated from alleged militants in Mamad Gat, in Pakistan's Mohmand tribal region along the Afghan border on June 1, 2011. (Associated Press)
Afghan police officers secure an area close to a police station which came under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 18, 2011. Men dressed in Afghan army uniforms stormed the police station near the presidential palace and opened fire said Mohammed Honayon, an eyewitness said. President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that Afghanistan and the United States are engaged in peace talks with the Taliban, even as insurgents stormed a police station killing three people. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Afghan police officers inspect the site of a blast in the central province of Ghazni, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 18, 2011. Two roadside bomb attacks on Saturday killed four private security guards escorting supply convoys for a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan, a police chief said. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)
A Libyan child inspects damage caused by a rocket which fell through the roof of a house in Misrata, Libya, Friday, June 17, 2011, one of three that hit the city. East of Tripoli, Gadhafi's forces exchanged intense shelling with rebels who are slowly breaking the government siege on their western stronghold, the port city of Misrata. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
In an image made from video broadcast by Cable TV, helmeted anti-riot police try to arrest protesters in Xintang, in southern China's Guangdong Province, on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Demonstrators in the manufacturing hub torched emergency vehicles in an outburst of anger against police abuse of migrant workers, eyewitnesses said Monday. Sunday night's rioting followed three days of steadily growing unrest in the town. (AP Photo/Cable TV via Associated Press TV)
** FILE ** A smoke and dust cloud from an explosion rises into the sky after a NATO airstrike in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Moammar Gadhafi vowed to fight to the death in a defiant speech Tuesday after NATO military craft unleashed a ferocious series of daytime airstrikes on Tripoli. (AP Photo/Abdel Meguid al-Fergany)
** FILE ** Rebel fighters inspect the inside of a mosque thought to have been used by snipers loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, after heavy clashes with pro-Gadhafi forces on the front line at Dafniya, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Misrata, Libya, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A protester throws stones at police on motorbikes during riots in central Athens on Wednesday. Police used tear gas to disperse groups of masked demonstrators hurling firebombs at a major rally outside parliament. (Associated Press)
Yemeni army officers and soldiers who have defected salute during a demonstration Wednesday by anti-government protestors demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the capital. Islamic militants emboldened by months of turmoil launched a surprise dawn attack Wednesday on a southern city, seizing entire neighborhoods after gunfights with government forces.
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (left) was fatally shot by a Somali soldier at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu. After he planned and carried out the U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people, including 12 Americans, Mohammed was on the run for years and at the top of the FBI's most wanted list.
The military wing of the Kachin Independence Army provides security for the Kachin New Year celebration in January 2010. Myanmar troops have attacked Kachin forces to try to drive them from an area by China's border. (Associated Press)
U.S. Navy sailor EM2 Hanlin Edwin, originally from Micronesia but now living in Washington, D.C., looks at his new certificate of naturalization as an on-looker claps after he and 20 others became naturalized U.S. citizens on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Edwin was one of four new citizens who have already been serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador but now living in Manassas, Va.,id lost in thought after becoming a naturalized American citizen on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries, including four people serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, became citizens during the ceremony. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
From left, U.S. Marine Cpl. Dominic Vincentz, , originally from Germany; Sr. Airman Deborah Vives, USAF, originally from Mexico; U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador; and U.S. Navy sailor Halin Edwin, originally from Micronesia, take their oath of citizenship on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries, including these four who have been serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, became naturalized citizens. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
** FILE ** Lt. Col. Les Melnyk, a U.S. military historian in Iraq, walks past a mural of the late Saddam Hussein in the Victory Base Complex in Baghdad on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. As the United States prepares to pull out its forces by Dec. 31, Hussein's palaces will be handed over to the Shiite-led Iraqi government that replaced the Sunni dictator. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)