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Donald Trump Tries to Move Past Flare-Up With Khizr Khan, Ghazala Khan

August 2, 2016
Beth Reinhard, Janet Hook, Reid Epstein | The Wall Street Journal
At his first campaign rally since a public spat erupted with the parents of a Muslim U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought to change the subject to economic issues and concerns he has about the course of the general election.
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ISIS Militants Killed in US Airstrikes

June 30, 2016
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
Hundreds of ISIS militants were killed in a series of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes Wednesday that targeted two large vehicle convoys fleeing the western Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, according to U.S. officials.
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Long Emphasis on Terror May Hurt U.S. in Conventional War, Army Chief Says

May 16, 2016
Helene Cooper | The New York Times
When Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army chief of staff, stepped off his jet into the sunshine here on Sunday, it was the first time the Obama administration had sent its top Army officer to Africa for a high-level meeting to get the continent’s fledgling militaries in shape to deal with growing terrorist threats.
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U.S. Service Member Killed by ISIS in Iraq

May 3, 2016
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
The self-proclaimed Islamic State broke through a line of Kurdish forces in Iraq and killed a U.S. service member Tuesday who were there to advise them, a U.S. defense official told the Daily Beast.
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U.S. Cyberattacks Target ISIS in a New Line of Combat

April 25, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
The United States has opened a new line of combat against the Islamic State, directing the military’s six-year-old Cyber Command for the first time to mount computer-network attacks that are now being used alongside more traditional weapons.
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Obama Describes Syrian Cease-Fire as ‘Tenuous’

April 14, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the negotiated cease-fire in Syria is “tenuous” and has been repeatedly violated by the Assad regime.
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