United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, center, arrives for a meeting 

United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, center, arrives for a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. NATO defense leaders gathering for a two-day meeting in Brussels, are committed to the war in Afghanistan, according to U.S. and alliance officials, but there are growing signs that the Afghan political and military hostilities against the coalition are starting to wear on the coalition. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, center, arrives for a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. NATO defense leaders gathering for a two-day meeting in Brussels, are committed to the war in Afghanistan, according to U.S. and alliance officials, but there are growing signs that the Afghan political and military hostilities against the coalition are starting to wear on the coalition. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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