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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of NATO and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan meet at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 7. ISAF is a key component of the international community’s engagement in Afghanistan, assisting Afghan authorities in providing security and stability while creating the conditions for reconstruction development. (Photo by U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Joshua Treadwell) (Released)