A U.S. soldier mans a gun at the back gate aboard the helicopter carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Mattis arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017.
A U.S. soldier mans a gun at the back gate aboard the helicopter carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Mattis arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017. Jonathan Ernst AP
A U.S. soldier mans a gun at the back gate aboard the helicopter carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Mattis arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017. Jonathan Ernst AP

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