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Obama in Afghanistan

<p>President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

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Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

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President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama waves to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.   
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President Obama waves to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama waves to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shake hands after signing the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012. 
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President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shake hands after signing the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shake hands after signing the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Troops at Bagram Air Base listen to President Obama speak during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

 
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Troops at Bagram Air Base listen to President Obama speak during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Troops at Bagram Air Base listen to President Obama speak during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  
 
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama speaks to troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Troops at Bagram Air Base take photos of President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

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Troops at Bagram Air Base take photos of President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Troops at Bagram Air Base take photos of President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama delivers an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan during his visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. 
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President Obama delivers an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan during his visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama delivers an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan during his visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Troops at Bagram Air Base react to President Obama during his visit to Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama gets a hug as he greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  

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President Obama gets a hug as he greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama gets a hug as he greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet to sign the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  
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President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet to sign the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet to sign the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>President Obama shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker upon his arrival at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 1, 2012. 

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President Obama shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker upon his arrival at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Obama shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker upon his arrival at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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