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Chinese soldiers display armored vehicles during multinational exercises at the Chebarkul tank range in Russia. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Russia's Multinational Military Exercise Last Week Was A Dry Run For Bigger War Games

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Blackwater security contractors guard Zalmay Khalilzad, then the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, as he arrives at a community sports center in Baghdad in 2006. Jacob Silberberg/AP hide caption

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Zalmay Khalilzad Appointed As U.S. Special Adviser To Afghanistan

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Khalida Brohi grew up Kotri, Pakistan, and was the first girl in her village to go to school. Ramin Talaie/Getty Images hide caption

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Her Father Gave Her The Courage To Speak Out Against 'Honor Killings'

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A Pakistani motorcyclist rides over images of President Trump in August 2017 after Trump accused Pakistan of harboring militants. STR/STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Cuts $300 Million In Aid To Pakistan; Says It's Failing To Fight Militants

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Pakistan's cricket star turned politician Imran Khan speaks to the media after casting his vote in Islamabad on July 25. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani soldiers patrol on a street beside a billboard featuring an image of Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice), in Rawalpindi. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Toorpakai, a top squash player from Pakistan, is the star of a PBS documentary airing on July 23. Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif march toward Lahore's airport ahead of his arrival from London on Friday. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and his son-in-law all received prison sentences Friday for their roles in the massive corruption scandal that brought down his premiership. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the luxury Frontier Tower Hotel, built near the ski resort on a Swat Valley peak. Residents often describe their region as the Switzerland of Pakistan because of these views. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Once Ruled By Taliban, Residents Of Pakistan's Swat Valley Say Army Should Leave

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Villagers inspects the damage after their home were gutted by firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Jora farm village last week in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu, India. Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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A Pakistani health worker administers the oral polio vaccine to a child during a campaign in Karachi on May 7. Because of past attacks on vaccinators, security personnel are often assigned to accompany them. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why It's So Hard To Wipe Out Polio In Pakistan

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A transgender woman named Shabnam applies makeup before stepping out onto Lahore's streets to beg for money. On Tuesday, Pakistani lawmakers passed legislation that gives transgender people fundamental rights. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Mehnaz (center) is one of 12 female lawyers in an administrative district with 700,000 people. There are about 500 male lawyers in the district. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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'I Want Women To Have Rights Like Men,' Says Lawyer In Pakistan's Swat Valley

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