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Leon Panetta visits Afghanistan

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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, center at the bottom, arrives at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan Thursday, June 7, 2012. Panetta arrived in Afghanistan on Thursday to take stock of progress in the war and discuss plans for the troop drawdown, even as violence spiked in the south. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool)

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is scheduled to meet with President Karzai during his two-day visit to Afghanistan. The trip comes as the Taliban has vowed revenge following this past weekend's killing spree by a U.S. soldier who is accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan. Most of those killed were children and women.

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