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President Obama walks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul on March 28. In recent comments, Karzai has blamed the West for many of his troubles, causing concern in Washington. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on Monday. She reiterated U.S. support for Israel but also repeated criticism of Israel's announced plans to build more homes in east Jerusalem, an area that the Palestinians hope will be part of a new Palestinian state. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Israeli police detain a left-wing Israeli activist during a protest Friday in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah against Israeli settlements and occupation. The protest came after Israel announced controversial plans to build new homes for Jews. Alessio Romenzi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan National Police Col. Shafiqa Quraishi addresses the crowd during the International Women's Day ceremony at the Interior Ministry in Kabul on March 4. Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr./U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of isafmedia via Flickr hide caption

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Afghan Women Wary Of Overtures To Taliban

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