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The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting MachineAt the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its o
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
At the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its offshoots over the past 14 years has been an organization still unused to the spotlight. Born from the wreckage of the United States’s failed attempt to rescue its hostages... Read more
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Independent
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and placeswestern Europe and the United States and left most of the rest of the world unt
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
western Europe and the United States and left most of the rest of the world untouched. We had been taught about the Romans in Britain; the Norman conquest of 1066; Henry VIII and the Tudors; the American War of Independence; Victorian... Read more
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New Kerala
US commander, Pakistani military leaders discuss security Chief of the US Central Command Gen Lloyd Austin held talks on Wednesday with
US commander, Pakistani military leaders discuss security
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Chief of the US Central Command Gen Lloyd Austin held talks on Wednesday with senior Pakistani military leaders on security issues, the military said. The Centcom commander met Pakistan's... Read more
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Salon.com
Thomas Jefferson’s urgent lesson for America: The less force we wield, the more powerful we becomeThis piece originally appeared on Thomas Jefferson Hall, West Point’s library
Thomas Jefferson’s urgent lesson for America: The less force we wield, the more powerful we become
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Thomas Jefferson Hall, West Point’s library and learning center, prominently features two quotations for cadets to mull over. In the first, Jefferson writes George Washington in 1788: “The power of making war often... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Reno Police Detective Pinned Nevada Guard GeneralFrom Nevada National Guard: Zachary F. Doser, a Reno Police Detective and Neva
Reno Police Detective Pinned Nevada Guard General
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
From Nevada National Guard: Zachary F. Doser, a Reno Police Detective and Nevada Guardsman, was pinned as a brigadier general Tuesday during a ceremony at the Nevada State Capitol in Carson City. “I am very grateful,” said Doser, 51, who also... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Marine crash victim had passion for riding motorcyclesSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Staten Island Marine who died early Sunday morning a
Staten Island Marine crash victim had passion for riding motorcycles
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Staten Island Marine who died early Sunday morning after he crashed his motorcycle on Richmond Avenue in Bulls Head had a passion for riding, and often posted photos of himself and his bike to social media. "Live life... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Marine killed in motorcycle crash in Bulls HeadSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island Marine died early Sunday morning after c
Staten Island Marine killed in motorcycle crash in Bulls Head
Staten Island Advance / Posted 15 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island Marine died early Sunday morning after crashing his motorcycle on Richmond Avenue in Bulls Head, according to police. Andrew Salabarria, 23, of Annadale, was riding his 2013 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The World Takes Nigeria Serious Under Buhari - Prof GambariIlorin — Former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Ambassador (Prof
The World Takes Nigeria Serious Under Buhari - Prof Gambari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Ilorin — Former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Ambassador (Professor) Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, in this interview, speaks on the outcome of the last general elections in Nigeria, the recent trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
New 3rd ID commander 'honored' to lead Dog-face SoldiersWhen Maj. Gen. James Rainey took command of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Divisi
New 3rd ID commander 'honored' to lead Dog-face Soldiers
Savannah Morning News / Posted 23 days ago
When Maj. Gen. James Rainey took command of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, it wasn’t in front of thousands of soldiers on Fort Stewart’s Cottrell Field. For the first time since U.S. troops entered Afghanistan in 2001, the Marne Division’s... Read more
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Manning River Times
Are the Taliban and their leader becoming yesterday's men?After Islamic State claimed a deadly bombing in Afghanistan this month, many wo
Are the Taliban and their leader becoming yesterday's men?
Manning River Times / Posted 24 days ago
After Islamic State claimed a deadly bombing in Afghanistan this month, many wondered: where does this leave the Taliban and their reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar? Washington: If you are in the killing business, you understand that proof of... Read more
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Yahoo News
Confronting the narcoterrorism nexus U.S. officials worry that a confluence of powerful drug-trafficking cartels,
Confronting the narcoterrorism nexus
Yahoo News / Posted 25 days ago
U.S. officials worry that a confluence of powerful drug-trafficking cartels, terrorist groups and an insecure southern border poses a strategic threat. Green Berets assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
U.S. ambassador to African Union named new dean of Elliott Schoolof the State Department. The U.S. representative to the African Union will be
U.S. ambassador to African Union named new dean of Elliott School
The GW Hatchet / Posted 28 days ago
of the State Department. The U.S. representative to the African Union will be the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs, the University announced Monday. Reuben E. Brigety II will take the helm from former long-serving... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
U.S. Army Engineer School commandant to pin on first star Col. James Raymer, U.S. Army Engineer School commandant, will pin on the one-
U.S. Army Engineer School commandant to pin on first star
Rolla Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
Col. James Raymer, U.S. Army Engineer School commandant, will pin on the one-star insignia of a brigadier general during a promotion ceremony scheduled at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, on the... Read more
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Washington Post
A divided Taliban clings to war in wake of leader’s deathPeople offer funeral prayers for Taliban leader Mohammad Omar at a mosque in Pe
A divided Taliban clings to war in wake of leader’s death
Washington Post / Posted 30 days ago
People offer funeral prayers for Taliban leader Mohammad Omar at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday. (Mohammad Sajjad/AP) KABUL — Less than a week ago, Afghanistan seemed to be edging toward peace. Taliban insurgent leaders were preparing to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Obama Keen On Relations With Barons of Kenya or With the People?While there is real joy that Obama is visiting Kenya, this moment should provid
Is Obama Keen On Relations With Barons of Kenya or With the People?
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
While there is real joy that Obama is visiting Kenya, this moment should provide another platform for progressives to push for the demilitarization of the relations with Africa. This calls for the dismantling of the US Africa Command, the withdrawal... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mullah Omar death, Islamic State growth shake Afghanistan peace hopesThe Taliban confirmed Thursday that longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had di
Mullah Omar death, Islamic State growth shake Afghanistan peace hopes
The Washington Times / Posted a month ago
The Taliban confirmed Thursday that longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had died and named his second in command as its leader, amid U.S. fears that its ally in Afghanistan is facing a rising challenge from another source: the Islamic State. The... Read more
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