KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - DECEMBER 13: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta goes to shake hands with Army Maj. Gen. Robert Abrams after Abrams introduced Panetta to the troops during a visit to Kandahar Airfield on December 13, 2013 Kandahar, Afghanistan. Secretary Panetta is meeting with Afghan president Hamid Karzai and top Afghan officials as the the U.S. look towards a desicion on troop numbers once the U.S. led coalition ends in late 2014. (Photo by Susan Walsh - Pool/Getty Images)
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