Line Of Defense: Arguments In Afghan Attack Case

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Afghanistan Shooting Suspect Held In Kansas Prison

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A U.S. soldier, part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, stands outside a military base in Panjwai, Kandahar province, south of Kabul, on Sunday. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Killings A Blow To U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan

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Shooting Is Another Blow To U.S.-Afghan Relations

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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, addresses a meeting in Tehran on Thursday. Khamenei is a staunch defender of Iran's nuclear program. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Experts: A Strike On Iran Poses Many Challenges

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Lt. Col. Mark Schmitt, who will be among a group of U.S. military trainers heading to Afghanistan soon, calls out orders during a mock attack on the model Afghan village at the U.S. military base in Fort Polk, La. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Mock Village, A New Afghan Mission Takes Shape

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The latest violence in Afghan has raised doubts about the U.S. strategy. Here, Afghan demonstrators shout anti-U.S. slogans as they carry a wounded man during a protest in the Western city of Herat on Feb. 24. Aref Karimi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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US Strategy In Afghanistan Questioned Amid Violence

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (right) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey listen to questions during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Both men spoke about the U.S. military shifting its focus to Asia. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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As China's Military Grows, U.S. Assesses Risks

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U.S. Strategy For Afghan War Reaches Critical Stage

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Defense Goal: Combat Role In Afghan War Ends In '13

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Pentagon To Rethink Its Strategy, Cut Troops

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U.S. Raid Frees American, Dane Held In Somalia

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The U.S. military wants Afghan troops to begin taking the lead role in combat operations. Here, Afghan cadets who are joining the army are shown at their graduation ceremony on Dec. 18 in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Qais Usyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey (left), is in Israel to talk about the growing tension with Iran. Here, Dempsey speaks with Israel's top military officer, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Gantz, during a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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U.S. To Israel: Give Iranian Sanctions A Chance

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