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Did an Accused Navy Spy Trade Secrets for Sex?

April 12, 2016
Nancy Youssef, Shane Harris, Katie Zavadski | The Daily Beast
He says he grew up dreaming of Disneyland in his native Taiwan. But after he joined the U.S. Navy, defense officials say, accused spy Edward Lin’s life took a much darker turn.
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U.S. Pushes for More Bases to Fight ISIS in Iraq

April 8, 2016
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
It’s another indication that the U.S. military is increasingly conducting offensive operations even though President Obama has never publicly acknowledged the U.S. is back at war.
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ISIS Is Losing Ground, but Not the War

April 5, 2016
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
The terror group has suffered a series of defeats in Syria, but while the prevailing Pentagon view may be that ISIS has weakened, there is debate about just how much.
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Exclusive: 21 Generals Lead ISIS War the U.S. Denies Fighting

March 31, 2016
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
There are only 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq—about what a colonel usually commands. But for this ISIS war, as many as 21 generals have been deployed. Why?
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Tell-all book exposes Petraeus emails

March 28, 2016
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
A new tell-all book from a Florida woman enmeshed in the investigations that eventually brought down CIA Director and retired Army General David Petraeus lays bare dozens of the emails that the FBI pored over as they explored whether Petraeus and other top military brass were being stalked or blackmailed.
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March 25, 2016
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Terror Attack in Brussels, Obama's historic trip to Cuba and Republicans coalesce around Cruz

March 25, 2016
After attacks in Brussels, the United States renewed its fight against the Islamic State.
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Exclusive Look at the Fight Against ISIS From Aboard the USS Harry S. Truman

March 7, 2016
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
In an ABC News exclusive, "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz went aboard the USS Harry S. Truman, the Navy’s massive aircraft carrier which is home to more than 5,000 sailors, armed with hundreds of precision guided weapons, and is at the heart of the fight against ISIS.
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Exclusive: Pentagon May Demote David Petraeus

January 19, 2016
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
The defense secretary is looking to clamp down on misbehaving generals. Pentagon insiders say Petraeus could be the next general to face the consequences.
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