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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (center) talks with Army Maj. Gen. Robert Abrams (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson during a visit to Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (center) talks with Army Maj. Gen. Robert Abrams (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson during a visit to Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

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An displaced Afghan child stands at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. More than 2 million Afghans are at risk from cold, disease and malnutrition this winter as an international appeal for funds to help one of the world's poorest countries has fallen drastically short of its goal, the United Nations and several humanitarian agencies warned on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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An displaced Afghan child stands at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. More than 2 million Afghans are at risk from cold, disease and malnutrition this winter as an international appeal for funds to help one of the world's poorest countries has fallen drastically short of its goal, the United Nations and several humanitarian agencies warned on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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**FILE** Afghan men gather in a tea house in the center of Lashkar Gah, Helmand province in Afghanistan on Oct. 23, 2012. In southern Helmand province, one of Afghanistan’s deadliest battlefields, angry residents say 11 years of war has brought them widespread insecurity. Development that was promised hasn’t materialized and the Taliban’s rule is often said to be preferred. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Afghan men gather in a tea house in the center of Lashkar Gah, Helmand province in Afghanistan on Oct. 23, 2012. In southern Helmand province, one of Afghanistan’s deadliest battlefields, angry residents say 11 years of war has brought them widespread insecurity. Development that was promised hasn’t materialized and the Taliban’s rule is often said to be preferred. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Afghan soldiers chat in front of the main office of Kabul Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 1, 2010. (Associated Press)

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In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 photo, a member of Afghanistan's elite Civil Order Police looks through a window of his armored vehicle during a patrol in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, members of Afghanistan's elite Civil Order Police patrol the main street in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, at sunset. As the U.S. and NATO close out their mission in Afghanistan preparing for the final withdrawal of combat troops by the end of 2014, the worry looms large that fresh outbursts of ethnically motivated fighting would send the country into a spiral of chaos and violence. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 photo, a member Afghanistan's elite Civil Order Police stands next to a bullet damaged windsheild of his armored vehicle after coming back from a patrol in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. The window is decorated with a picture of Afghanistan's famed anti-Taliban warrior Ahmed Shah Masood. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 photo, a member of Afghanistan's elite Civil Order Police looks through a window of his armored vehicle during a patrol in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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An Afghan boy rides his skateboard at the Naderkhan hill in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday Nov, 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Afghan children play on a damaged Soviet tank on the outskirts of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Policemen stand guard near the scene where Afghan intelligence chief Asadullah Khalid was wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Policemen stand guard near the scene where Afghan intelligence chief Asadullah Khalid was wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Marcus Luttrell, author of "Lone Survivor," (third from right) was the only Navy SEAL to survive a botched 2005 mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy) ** FILE **

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Marcus Luttrell wrote “Lone Survivor,” about his harrowing experience in Afghanistan, and will be portrayed by Mark Wahlberg in an upcoming film. (Facebook)

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** FILE ** Afghan security men and media members gather at the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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** FILE ** Afghan security men and media members gather at the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 1, 2010, file photo, Afghan soldiers chat in front of the main office of Kabul Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan. A new report offers previously undisclosed details about how the owners of Kabul Bank and their friends and relatives got rich off $861 million in fraudulent loans. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)