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At a memorial on the Wazir Akbar Khan hilltop in Kabul on Sunday, activists pay tribute to the victims of Friday's Taliban-claimed attack on an army base. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb strikes ISIS-K cave and tunnel systems in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, in a screenshot from video released by the Pentagon. U.S. Forces Afghanistan hide caption

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A photo provided by Eglin Air Force Base shows the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target on Thursday, the first-ever combat use of the weapon. Eglin Air Force Base/AP hide caption

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Hossein Mahrammi with his wife and four young sons arrived at at Dulles International Airport in Virginia earlier this month with Special Immigrant Visas for the work Mahrammi had helped the U.S. with in Afghanistan. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Special Immigrant Visa Holders Still Face Questioning Upon Reaching U.S.

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Pakistani security officials gather outside the devastated Marriott Hotel in Islamabad on Sept. 21, 2008, following an overnight suicide bomb attack. The Pentagon announced Satuday that a recent airstrike had killed Qari Yasin, who was linked to the bombing. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is a celebration of the start of spring marked through large parts of the Middle East and Central Asia. Above, a Nowruz haftseen table, laden with seven items meant to symbolize rebirth or renewal. creativeelixir/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Former U.S. Army interpreter Qismat Amin arrived in the U.S. from Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Amin waited nearly four years for his Special Immigrant Visa, living in hiding after receiving death threats from the Taliban for helping American troops. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Two Afghan men weep for their relatives in front of the main gate of a Kabul military hospital Wednesday, after a deadly six-hour attack claimed by the Islamic State. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at Fort Bragg, N.C. His defense team is arguing that he cannot get a fair trial after Donald Trump repeatedly called Bergdahl a traitor in public. Ted Richardson/AP hide caption

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Soldiers from the 36th Infantry Division deployed to Afghanistan to help train and advise that country's military. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says thousands more such troops are needed there. Maj. Randall Stillinger/U.S. Army hide caption

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The International Committee of Red Cross emblem hangs on the wall of a hospital in Afghanistan's Herat province. Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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