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Cover photos, clockwise rom the top le hand corner: Government o Pakistan; Flickr user Kash_i; Flickr user Kash_i; Depart
men of Defense; European Parliamen; Flickr user Al Jazeera English; Flickr user groundreporer; Flickr user groundreporer.
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