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Nation Nov 16

U.S. to increase intel sharing with France

The Obama administration is announcing a new intelligence-sharing arrangement with France to more readily and quickly share military planning regarding the campaign against the Islamic State.

World Nov 12

U.S. troops could not see Afghan hospital during attack

WASHINGTON — The U.S. special forces soldiers who called in a devastating air strike on a hospital in northern Afghanistan were half a mile away, could not see the target, and ordered the attack at the request of their Afghan…

Politics Oct 26

Troops who sought strike thought Taliban had hospital

WASHINGTON --The Army Green Berets who requested the Oct. 3 airstrike on the Doctors without Borders trauma center in Afghanistan were aware it was a functioning hospital but believed it was under Taliban control, The Associated Press has learned.

World Oct 10

CIA-backed rebels in Syria face Russian bombardment

Over the past week, Russia has directed parts of its air campaign against U.S.-funded groups and other moderate opposition in a concerted effort to weaken them, the officials say. The Obama administration has few options to defend those it had…

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