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President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Charlotte, N.C., on July 26. Trump has no military experience, but will become commander in chief at a time when the U.S. is bombing targets in four separate wars. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Afghan refugee Sharbat Gula (center) will get free medical care in India. She seen here arriving with her son at the Presidential Palace in Kabul before meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Wednesday. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sharbat Gula, subject of the famous "Afghan Girl" image, is in a Pakistani jail over alleged ID fraud. In 1984, Gula's brief encounter with photographer Steve McCurry, seen here next to images of Gula, led to a cover photo for National Geographic. Ulrich Perrey/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Woman From Famous 'Afghan Girl' Photo Is Arrested In Pakistan

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A closeup satellite image of a detention camp in Nauru taken on July 24, 2013. DigitalGlobe/ScapeWare3d/DigitalGlobe/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the Taliban militia ride in vehicles during Afghanistan's annual Independence Day parade in Kabul on Aug. 19, 2001. Afghanistan was largely cut off from the world during the Taliban's rule from 1996 to 2001. That changed dramatically after the Sept. 11 attacks. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gardez Hospital in Afghanistan's Paktia province as seen in 2012. The U.S.-funded hospital still has construction deficiencies nearly five years after the original target date for its completion. SIGAR hide caption

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