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Afghans say total U.S. pullout would trigger disaster

(L-2nd R) Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rassoul, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) prepare for a meeting with other senators including Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) (2nd R) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

(L-2nd R) Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rassoul, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) prepare for a meeting with other senators including Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) (2nd R) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) (R) at the...more

(L-2nd R) Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rassoul, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) prepare for a meeting with other senators including Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) (2nd R) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) meets with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) meets with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) meets with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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