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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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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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Carter to release some detainee abuse photos, but withholds majority

December 24, 2015
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has moved to block the release of about 2,000 photos of detainees allegedly abused in U.S. military custody in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he parted with his predecessors by agreeing to release about 200 such photos that have been under wraps for years, according to a new court filing.
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Worst Attack in 18 Months Shocks U.S. Military

December 22, 2015
Nancy Youssef, Sam Yousafzai | The Daily Beast
The Taliban weren’t supposed to able to get to American forces like this. But somehow, a suicide bomber, riding a motorcycle, just took out a half-dozen U.S. troops.
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