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Banner image: Gen. David Petraeus (R), commander of the International Security Assistance Force and commander of US Forces Afghanistan, and Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy (L) testify during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee March 15, 2011 on Capitol Hill. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images