Military Offensive Against North Korea Unlikely

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal (left), commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, speaks with Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta during a meeting between U.S. and Afghan delegations at the State Department in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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U.S. Military Tones Down Rhetoric On Kandahar

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Obama: Approach With Afghanistan Is 'Unified'

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Obama, Karzai In Show Of Unity

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Karzai, Obama To Rebuild Strained Relations

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Bomb Attempt Puts U.S.-Pakistan Ties In Spotlight

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center right) speaks to locals during a gathering in Kandahar on April 4. Karzai has expressed his desire to negotiate with the Taliban and other militants. But a conference on national reconciliation was postponed until the Afghan president confers next month with President Obama at the White House. Golnar Motevalli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan Peace Talks Await A Karzai-Obama Confab

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Afghan protesters shout anti-American slogans during a protest in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 12 after international troops opened fire on a bus carrying Afghan civilians, killing at least five people. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Afghan Deaths Threaten Support For U.S. Offensive

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center), surrounded by bodyguards, walks through Kandahar city, south of Kabul, earlier this month. The purpose of the president's visit was to consult with and seek the support of locals for an upcoming U.S. and NATO military campaign there to drive out the Taliban. But the operation is meeting resistance. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Support For Planned Kandahar Operation Questioned

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Afghan Parliament Pressures Karzai To Fill Posts

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U.S., Pakistan Seek To Build Trust With Talks

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U.S., Pakistan Vow Broader Cooperation

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves as he walks away with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rift Over New Housing Clouds Netanyahu's Visit

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Obama, Netanyahu To Hold Talks

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrives at Chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Wednesday. Karzai is in Pakistan on a two-day visit for talks with Pakistani leaders after his government called for the extradition of a senior Taliban commander captured in Pakistan. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Talks With Taliban To Decide Afghanistan's Future?

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