In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 photo, an Italian soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops walks at the compound of NATO's head quarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen, the top commander of the ISAF troops in Afghanistan, has expressed confidence that Afghan security forces will be able tackle the insurgency when they take the lead in the 11-year-old war against the Taliban this spring, and will be able to hold their own against the Taliban on the battle field without the presence of foreign troops fighting on the front line. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 photo, an Italian soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops walks at the compound of NATO's head quarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen, the top commander of the ISAF troops in Afghanistan, has expressed confidence that Afghan security forces will be able tackle the insurgency when they take the lead in the 11-year-old war against the Taliban this spring, and will be able to hold their own against the Taliban on the battle field without the presence of foreign troops fighting on the front line. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 photo, an Italian soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops walks at the compound of NATO's head quarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen, the top commander of the ISAF troops in Afghanistan, has expressed confidence that Afghan security forces will be able tackle the insurgency when they take the lead in the 11-year-old war against the Taliban this spring, and will be able to hold their own against the Taliban on the battle field without the presence of foreign troops fighting on the front line. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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