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The US Military Probably Won't Meet Its Deadline To Fully Integrate Transgender Troops

June 24, 2017
Nancy Youssef | BuzzFeed
The Army and Air Force want two more years before they fully include transgender recruits in their ranks, BuzzFeed News has learned. The Marine Corps wants another year.
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On Memorial Day, Trump Pays Tribute to Fallen Troops

May 30, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump, in his first public remarks since returning from a nine-day overseas trip, paid tribute to fallen American troops in a traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, saying they “died in war so we could live in peace.”
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Trump Shames NATO Leaders on Defense Spending

May 26, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs, Margaret Talev, Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump hectored NATO leaders to pay their “fair share” on defense to help counter the terrorist threat, in a public shaming that risked souring a ceremony intended to mark the alliance’s unity.
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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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