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Is Trump Seeking to Delegitimize the National Security Process?

The Trump Administration’s National Security policy is quickly becoming one of the most contestable issues facing the nation. It is not only unconventional, but also disquieting in its rebuke of the traditional practices of statecraft and ideological doctrines. 1,573 more words

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Downstate Illinois Soldier Killed In Afghanistan; 'Friendly Fire' A Possibility

(CBS) – A soldier from Bloomington, Illinois was one of two killed this week in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense confirmed Friday.

Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, from downstate and Sgt. 120 more words

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Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight, the Pentagon said Friday. 555 more words

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Friendly Fire Possible in Army Ranger Afghanistan Deaths Fighting ISIS

The U.S. military is investigating the possibility that friendly fire killed two U.S. Army Rangers who died in a three-hour ISIS firefight in Afghanistan, ABC News is reporting… 773 more words

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New statement from the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: “Regarding the Inauguration of the Spring Offensive ‘Operation Manṣūrī'” on April 28, 2017.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

(قال الله تبارک و تعالی : إنهم لهم المنصورون، وإن جندنا لهم الغالبون. الصافات (۱۷۱ – ۱۷۲

Translation: “ indeed, they would be made triumphant (Mansuroon). 643 more words

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Cameron Thomas & Joshua Rodgers: 5 Fasts Facts You Need to Know

The two U.S. service members killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan in April 2017 were both decorated Army Rangers from the American heartland who were on their third deployments. 1,052 more words

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At Reuters, ‘Not Refuting’ Is the Same as ‘Seeing’

By Jim Naureckas | FAIR | April 26, 2017

“Top US General in Afghanistan Sees Russia Sending Weapons to Taliban” was Reuters’ headline over a…

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