Leon Panetta visits Afghanistan

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House Benghazi Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. emerges from a restricted area in the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, as the committee’s investigation continues into the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where a violent mob killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The panel is questioning former Department of Defense chief of staff Jeremy Bash who served with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at the Pentagon and at the CIA.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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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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