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Hundreds Of Chechens Join ISIS, Including Group's No. 2 Leader

Rebels from Chechnya have joined ranks with other jihadists in ISIS. David Greene talks to Gordan Hahn, author of Russia's Islamic Threat and an analyst for the Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation.
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Romanian Hub Used By U.S. Military Is In A Strategic Location

There are 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and 20,000 will head home shortly. Millions of them transited in and out through a base in Kyrgyzstan, until the government there didn't renew the lease.
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Ukraine Crisis Requires A New Rulebook, Author Says

David Greene talks to Edward Lucas, senior editor at The Economist and author of The New Cold War, about what moves NATO should be considering in response to Russian military moves in Ukraine.
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Hong Kong Activists To Counter China's Electoral Interference

Don Gonyea talks to Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, about China exercising control over Hong Kong's next leadership election. Pro-democracy supporters are outraged.
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How Do We Stop Ebola? WHO Declares War On The Virus

Over the next six months, about 20,000 people will get Ebola. Half will likely die. To stop the virus, the World Health Organization says it needs thousands of health care workers and $600 million.
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Response In Ukraine Could Prove A Crucible For NATO's Future

To learn more about the NATO summit in Wales this week, Melissa Block speaks with Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University and former supreme allied commander at NATO.
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Report: Violence Against Children Runs Rampant In Nigeria's Northeast

A group that tracks violence against children is reporting "grave violations" in Nigeria's fragile northeast. Violence there is getting worse, the group says, despite a state of emergency in some states and the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign that raised awareness of the children kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram.
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Remembering Shacki: Liberia's Accidental Ebola Victim

Shacki Kamara went out to buy his aunt some tea. Then she heard from the neighborhood kids: "They shot Shacki." He died the next day. Eva Nah is still asking why.
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World Leaders Descend On Wales To Help Decide NATO's Way Forward

President Obama is attending the NATO summit in Wales, which some people are calling the most important in decades. On the agenda are Russia's intentions in Ukraine and the threats posed by the Islamic State.
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Chill Out, Pie-Makers. There's No Butter Shortage Looming

Butter prices are at their highest levels in years, and supplies are low. But it's not because Americans suddenly discovered that fat isn't evil. It's because other countries love our butter, too.

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