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Afghan supporters of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah wait outside a stadium to catch a glimpse of him leaving his campaign rally in the northwestern city of Herat on April 1, 2014. Afghanistan will vote on April 5 to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai and to decide the make-up of 34 provincial councils in elections seen as a benchmark of progress since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI        (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images),U.S. President Barack Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 2, 2012.  Earlier, Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the Presidential Palace. 
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTR31H7P,U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to speak to troops at Fort Campbell in Kentucky May 6, 2011. Obama addressed several military units that recently returned from duty in Afghanistan. Also during his visit, Obama privately thanked some members of the elite special forces team involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. 

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