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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, arrives for a meeting of defense ministers of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Frustrated with his Afghan counterpart, U.S. President Barack Obama is ordering the Pentagon to accelerate planning for a full U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of this year. But Obama is also holding out hope that Afghanistan's next president may eventually sign a stalled security agreement that could prevent the U.S. from having to take that step. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Crimean Tatars clash with a police officer , left, in front of a local government building in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. About 20,000 Muslim Tatars who rallied in support of the interim government clashed with a smaller pro-Russian rally. Fistfights broke out between pro- and anti-Russian demonstrators in Ukraine's strategic Crimea region on Wednesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered massive military exercises just across the border. (AP PhotoAndrew Lubimov)

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From left, defense ministers, Albania's Mimi Kodheli, Netherland's Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, Norway's Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide and Italy's Roberta Pinotti pose for photographers prior to the start of a meeting of defense ministers of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Frustrated with his Afghan counterpart, U.S. President Barack Obama is ordering the Pentagon to accelerate planning for a full U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of this year. But Obama is also holding out hope that Afghanistan's next president may eventually sign a stalled security agreement that could prevent the U.S. from having to take that step. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)