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Turkey Agrees To Allow Use Of Its Soil For Airstrikes Against ISIS

Ankara has okayed allied airstrikes from its airbase near Syria against the self-declared Islamic State. State-run television also says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes.
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Obama Administration Officials Defend Iran Nuclear Deal Before Senate

Secretaries Kerry, Munoz and Lew defend the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill Thursday before a panel that includes several skeptical lawmakers, including two Republican presidential candidates.
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As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

Once inspectors determine that Iran is abiding by a nuclear deal, United Nations and European Union sanctions will be lifted. But some Iranians will remain on U.S. sanctions lists.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Makes Unannounced Visit To Iraq

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter makes a surprise visit to Iraq, where U.S. and Iraqi forces have been preparing to launch an offensive against Islamic State forces.
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Investigators Seek The Gunman's Motivation In The Chattanooga Shooting

Federal authorities in Chattanooga, Tenn., say they still don't know why a man shot up two military installations last week, killing five people. But they are releasing new details on the shooting.
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Follow The Leader: Drones Learn To Behave In Swarms

Unmanned aerial vehicles can sound like a swarm of bees with a relentless buzzing noise. Now, drones can act like one as dozens are programmed to soar and work together.
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After Iran Nuclear Deal, U.S. Defense Secretary Reassures Mideast Allies

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Saudi Arabia, part of a Middle East swing where he's trying to reassure American allies that their security will not be compromised by the nuclear deal with Iran.
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National Guard Seeks More Drones For Domestic Missions

A dozen Guard units now pilot drones for missions here and abroad. Some are lobbying for increased use of the unmanned aircraft in the U.S., but critics have raised privacy concerns.
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The Secret Talks That Led To The Negotiations With Iran

Host Renee Montagne speaks with former diplomat Bill Burns about the secret talks he initiated with the Iran. That paved the way for the negotiations that produced the breakthrough nuclear deal.
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Trump Could Bump GOP Veterans Off Debate Stage

The billionaire businessman is under fire for remarks about prisoners of war. But his inclusion in GOP debates could mean Republicans' only two military veteran candidates don't make it on stage.

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