Ameera, 6, walks with assistance at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. She is recovering from a gunshot wound sustained when she was caught in a firefight between U.S. and Afghan soldiers and Taliban insurgents. Senior Airman Robert Dantzler/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

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Kabul Bombing Leaves At Least 80 Dead

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An Afghan protester screams near the scene of a suicide attack that targeted crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras during a demonstration in Kabul on Saturday. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, shown here at his Pentagon office in February, said the attempted coup in Turkey last week caught everyone by surprise. But he does not believe it will harm the battle against the Islamic State in Syria. The U.S. uses an air base in Turkey to launch strikes against ISIS. Ariel Zambelich / NPR hide caption

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Defense Secretary: Turkey's Turmoil Shouldn't Harm Battle Against ISIS

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With Administrative Corruption In Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Presence Won't 'Make Any Difference'

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Family, Friends To Honor NPR Photographer David Gilkey

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U.S. Should Keep Its Presence In Iraq, Afghanistan, Retired Gen. Dempsey Says

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Obama Slows Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Again

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An Afghan soldier stands at a mortar training range near Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Afghan forces are still receiving help from the U.S. as they battle the Taliban. This photo was taken by NPR's David Gilkey shortly before he was killed by the Taliban on June 5. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Afghanistan: A Tragic Return To A War With No End

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Afghan Governor Wants Government To Control Poppy Crop

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U.S. Military Trainers Teach Afghan Troops To Wield Artillery

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After 15 Years, The State Of The War In Afghanistan

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Afghan police inspect the site in in Kabul, Afghanistan, where a bus convoy was attacked on Thursday. The buses carrying police cadets were targeted as they were on their way from the neighboring Maidan Wardak province to Kabul. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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