Feb. 23: Afghan demonstrators burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Afghanistan's Helmand province. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Tom Bowman, on 'Morning Edition'

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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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Quran Burnings Complicate U.S. Role In Afghanistan

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After Quran Burnings, U.S. To Review Afghan Mission

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Obama Gets Heat For Quran-Burning Apology

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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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White House: Afghanistan Strategy Won't Change

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US Strategy In Afghanistan Questioned Amid Violence

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In Herat, Afghanistan, on Friday: Demonstrators shouted anti-American slogans. Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Quil Lawrence on 'Morning Edition'

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Afghan Violence Continues Over Quran Burning

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An Afghan policeman aims at protesters by a burning police truck set alight during an anti-U.S. demonstration on Friday over burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. Hoshang Hashimi/AP Photo hide caption

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Two American Officers Killed At Afghan Ministry

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Afghan Outrage Grows Violent Over U.S. Quran Burnings

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Afghan demonstrators burn an effigy of President Obama and shout anti-U.S. slogans in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Afghans have been rioting for three days after word that several Qurans were desecrated at a NATO base. The U.S. says the burning of the Qurans was accidental. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Apology Over Qurans Fails To Stop Afghan Riots

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