TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN - JULY 27: In this handout photo provided by the Australian Department of Defence, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd meets troops at  Multi National Base - Tarin Kot during his visit to troops on July 27, 2013 in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan. Kevin Rudd and his wife Therese Rein made a three-hour visit to Australian troops serving in southern Afghanistan, where the Australian government has committed to withdrawing 1000 troops by the end of the year. (Photo by Jessi Ann McCormick/Department of Defence via Getty Images)