Prince Harry, known when on duty as "Capt. Wales," in the cockpit of an Apache helicopter while he was in Afghanistan last month. John Stillwell/PA wire/pool/EPA /Landov hide caption

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In November, Pakistani students in Karachi participated in a "Malala Day" to show support for the girl who was shot when she spoke out against the Taliban. Masroor /Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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January 2011: Boys in the Andar district of Afghanistan gathered to collect candy from passing U.S. Army soldiers. Now, there are reports from that area of locals rising up against the Taliban. Shah Marai /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Marine (right) and an Afghan National Army soldier on patrol this summer in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. Adek Berry /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Aug. 13: At Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, the remains of Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley are carried during a dignified transfer. He was killed in a "green on blue" attack. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Officials and mourners prepare to place the coffin of Afghanistan High Peace Council and former Taliban leader Arsala Rahmani in a grave earlier today, in Kabul. Massoud Hossaini /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Taliban fighters displayed their weapons as they joined Afghan government forces during a ceremony in Herat province last Wednesday ( May 2, 2012). Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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