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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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2016 Race: Ryan pleads for civility, candidates' wives take center stage, and Clinton's emails

March 25, 2016
Without mentioning frontrunner Donald Trump by name, House Speaker Paul Ryan called for civility in the 2016 race.

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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Is This Big ‘Win’ Over ISIS for Real?

December 29, 2015
Nancy Youssef, Shane Harris | The Daily Beast
U.S. officials are cautiously optimistic this could be a turning point in the war. But how the Iraqi government builds on battlefield victory is what matters most.
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Obama’s ‘Boots on the Ground’: U.S. Special Forces Are Sent to Tackle Global Threats

December 28, 2015
Mark Mazzetti, Eric Schmitt | The New York Times
They are taking on a larger combat role in Afghanistan, where the war was supposed to be over.
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