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Addressing Border Crisis, Politicians Find Invitation In Misperception

The House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing Tuesday to address the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.
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In 'Drone Memo,' A Step Toward Transparency On Targeting Americans

On Monday, a federal court made public a long-secret memo that lays out the Obama administration's legal justification for killing an American citizen in a drone strike. The memo, which concerns the 2011 killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki, says that the man presented an imminent threat to the United States.
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Child Detention Centers: A 'Headache' For The Obama Administration

U.S. officials are detaining thousands of immigrant children who tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border alone. Two journalists discuss conditions at detention centers, and what's driving the migrants.
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With Changes To Guantanamo Trials, A New Feel To Proceedings

The case of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-confessed architect of the Sept. 11 attacks, is moving slowly. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald about the latest in that legal process and other Guantanamo trials.
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Report Of Drone Crashes A 'Record Of Calamity'

More than 400 U.S. military drones have been involved in major crashes around the world since 2001. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the news, which was revealed in a Washington Post investigation.
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In Obama's Iraq Plan, An Answer That Breeds More Questions

President Obama says U.S. military personnel will advise Iraqi forces, not to serve in combat. But the proposal raises more questions: What are the rules of engagement? And how long will they stay?
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U.S. Moves To Lock Up ISIS's Abundant War Chest

President Obama plans to slow the momentum of an extremist group that has seized much of northern Iraq. The group has funds that will permit it to sponsor attacks that could be aimed at the West.
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Writer Reflects On Aircraft Carrier's Mission To The Persian Gulf

Geoff Dyer spent two weeks aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush for his book Another Great Day at Sea. He talks with Fresh Air about his book, and the carrier's latest position for possible air strikes.
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What's Next For Iraq?

Until the past few days, no one was talking about renewed U.S. military action in Iraq. Here's a look at the ways the latest crisis could play out.
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U.S Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Benghazi Attack

The U.S. had filed criminal charges against Ahmed Abu Khattala last year. Now that he has been taken to a secure location outside Libya, he is expected to be sent to the United States to stand trial.

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