President Obama met with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai in The East Room of The White House. The meeting which included limited  questions from the press corps was part of a week long visit to the US by the Afghan leader. Major Garrett snapped a series of pictures from his vantage point. The audience included, among others, General Stanley McChrystal, Admiral Mike Mullen and US ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry.

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