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Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation

April 27, 2017
Manu Raju, Jim Sciutto, Tom LoBianco | CNN
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned by the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014 against accepting foreign payments as he entered retirement.
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The US Dropped A Huge Bomb On Afghanistan To Show ISIS "They’re Not Welcome"

April 14, 2017
Nancy Youssef | Buzzfeed News
Rather than dropping multiple bombs on a suspected set of ISIS-controlled tunnels, the U.S. for the first time used a weapon nicknamed the "Mother of All Bombs."
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The US Launched Airstrikes Against Syria To Punish It For Using Chemical Weapons

April 7, 2017
Nancy Youssef | Buzzfeed News
Thursday's military action came after a whirlwind week in which the US's policy toward Syria changed several times.
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Striking at Assad Carries Opportunities, and Risks, for Trump

April 7, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
In launching a military strike just 77 days into his administration, President Trump has the opportunity, but hardly a guarantee, to change the perception of disarray in his administration.
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The Trump Administration Warned Russia About the U.S. Missile Attack on Syria

April 7, 2017
Michael Scherer | TIME
The Trump administration notified Russia in advance of missile strikes on Syria Thursday night.
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Trump passes blame for Yemen raid to his generals: ‘They lost Ryan’

March 1, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Weeks after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in a covert mission in Yemen, Trump has resisted accepting responsibility for authorizing the mission.
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Trump plays empathizer-in-chief with Yemen raid widow

March 1, 2017
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
President Trump, facing questions about a controversial military operation, made the first U.S. combat death on his watch a moment of riveting drama during his Tuesday address to Congress.
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