Ashraf Ghani, head of the Transition Commission speaks, as a portrait of Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seen In the background during the transfer of authority in Mehterlam, Laghman province, east ... more 
Ashraf Ghani, head of the Transition Commission speaks, as a portrait of Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seen In the background during the transfer of authority in Mehterlam, Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. NATO handed over responsibility for the security of the capital of an eastern province to Afghan forces Tuesday, the latest step in a transition process that will lead to the withdrawal of all foreign combat troops by the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Musadeq Sadeq
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 12:52 PM EDT