[Kabul, November 18. Image via AP]

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, is welcomed by top U.S. commander Gen. Stanley McChystal, left, and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry at the military airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009. Clinton arrived in Afghanistan to attend Thursday's inauguration of President Hamid Karzai. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)