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Biden Says ISIS 'No Longer On The Move' In Iraq

NPR's Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman offers this analysis of the vice president's speech Thursday on U.S. Iraq policy.
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Tom Cotton: Military Action Against Iran Would Take Only 'Several Days'

The senator accused President Obama of holding up a "false choice" between his framework on Iran's nuclear program and war. He also seemed to diminish what military action against Iran would entail.
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U.S. Service Member Killed In Shooting In Afghan City Of Jalalabad

Two other American troops were wounded when a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire, a Pentagon official said. The shooter was shot and killed.
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An Edward Snowden Statue Was Replaced By A Hovering Snowden Image Last Night

After a bust of Snowden was installed in a Brooklyn park and then removed by authorities, some artists projected a photo of his face there last night, using ashes and light.
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Debate: Has The President Exceeded His War Powers Authority?

President Obama has launched a sustained, long-term military campaign against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. Four legal experts debate whether he had the constitutional power to do so.
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Can Obama Turn Pariahs Into Partners?

The president's tenure has been marked by outreach to nations that previous U.S. presidents, Republican and Democrat alike, ostracized for decades. It may take years to see if this approach succeeds.
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Framework Deal Raises Questions About Inspection Of Iranian Nuclear Sites

NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Albright, a former nuclear inspector and founder of the Institute for Science and International Security.
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Iran's President Calls Nuclear Deal An Important Step To Better Ties

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times about Iranian reactions to the nuclear framework reached this week.
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Technical Details Of Iran Nuclear Deal Show Evidence Of 'Compromise'

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Gary Samore, executive director for research at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
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Negotiators Work To Sell Skeptics On Iran Nuclear Deal

The unexpected detail of the preliminary nuclear deal announced Thursday is rippling through the political world. Now negotiators must sell the deal to skeptics in Congress, Israel and the Arab world.

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