U.S. soldiers file off the ridge of a mountain where they spent the night in a Taliban stronghold area in Afghanistan's Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, on Oct. 15. Pakistan is eagerly awaiting President Obama's decision on Afghanistan strategy. David Furst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Students at the Government Gulberg High School for Boys in Lahore, Pakistan, gather for their morning assembly. The widely shared view of India among these schoolboys is one of suspicion. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Pakistani policemen secure the site of a suicide bomber's blast in Rawalpindi on Monday. A suicide bomber on a motorbike ripped through a line of people outside a bank in the garrison town outside Islamabad, the capital, killing at least 35 people and wounding scores more. Aamir Quereshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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