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December 5, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, speaks with British Foreign Minister William Hague, right, during a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. NATO foreign ministers were set Wednesday to shift their focus to the way forward in Afghanistan during a second day of talks in Brussels, as the military alliance prepares to withdraw its combat troops in 2014.

Virginia Mayo photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives for a round table meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. NATO foreign ministers were set Wednesday to shift their focus to the way forward in Afghanistan during a second day of talks in Brussels, as the military alliance prepares to withdraw its combat troops in 2014.