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Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into '17

...have the same consequences.Military commanders have argued for months that...shouldn't shortchange what our military commanders have said they need to complete...with the pace determined by military commanders. They said NATO allies had...
Nation and World
Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...has stated it will neither confirm nor deny the existence of records regarding Ochoa Perez?Äos service as a military commander during the period of the alleged massacres.Her requests for documents include any that relate to Bourgois, a U...
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In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...higher levels, the two sides appear to be tentatively moving ahead with implementation of the peace deal. Senior military commanders on both sides have met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to plan security arrangements, though they failed to resolve...
Nation and World
Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 pct.

...that number to 60 because of stress on the force. But 60 patrols don't come close to meeting the demands of top military commanders facing growing security threats around the world.Senior U.S. officials said that while drones have been used...
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Al-Qaida's No. 2 figure killed in US strike in Yemen

...months, including its top ideologue and a senior military commander. The U.S. has intensified its campaign, trying...and around the city have killed the group's top military commander Nasr al-Ansi, its most senior religious ideologue...
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Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

...three tours in Iraq that included leading the 4th Infantry Division during the 2003 invasion and serving as the top military commander in the country from 2008-2010."It is frustrating to look at what has happened inside of Iraq," said Odierno...
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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...completely destroyed and 241 severely damaged.Earlier Thursday, al-Obeidi visited troops and met with senior military commanders of the Tikrit operation as well as Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force, an elite...
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Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

...said the Iraqi government believes the fall of Ramadi was due to mismanagement and poor planning by some senior military commanders in charge. However, he did not elaborate, and no action has been taken against those commanders.In Iran...
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Obama picks Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman have to be dealing with."Dunford's most visible military role came in 2013 when he became the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan. During his 18 months there, he oversaw the ongoing drawdown of U.S. troops, the transition...
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Hezbollah commander killed outside home south Lebanon.But one of the biggest blows for the group came in 2008 when Imad Mughniyeh, a top Hezbollah military commander, was killed by a bomb that ripped through his car in Damascus. Hezbollah and its primary patron, Iran, have...


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