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Who Are America's 'Homegrown Terrorists'?

CNN's Peter Bergen describes how the Internet and social media have been used to radicalize and recruit Americans to jihad — and how some new jihadists then use those same tools to draw in others.
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Chuck Hagel Criticizes 'Simplistic' National Security Debate In 2016 Race

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the debate on national security in the 2016 presidential race.
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Senators Want Moratorium On Dismissing Soldiers During Investigation

The Army continues to kick out combat soldiers with mental health problems for misconduct, even as it investigates the practice.
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State Department To Withhold 37 Pages Of Hillary Clinton Emails

The State Department will not release 37 pages of Clinton emails because they are top secret. The latest turn in the controversy of her private email server comes days before the Iowa caucuses.
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Iranian-American Released In Prisoner Exchange Criticizes His Treatment

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Nader Modanlo, an Iranian-American who was released from U.S. federal prison as part of the swap of American prisoners in Iran. He says he is unhappy with how his release was handled and the strings that came attached.
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Defense Secretary Carter: 'We Need To Accelerate The Defeat Of ISIL'

Ash Carter says he's hoping this year to drive the Islamic State out of the two largest and most important cities in its self-proclaimed caliphate, Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq.
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Freed Journalist Jason Rezaian Thanks Colleagues At 'Washington Post'

Now out of an Iranian prison, Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian thanked his colleagues on Thursday for working for his freedom.
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Next Afghan War Commander To Re-Evaluate U.S. Response

The war in Afghanistan is getting a new commander even as events there are not going well. The Taliban control the most territory since the U.S. invasion, and Afghan government casualties continue to mount. NPR takes a look at how American forces might respond.
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Inmate-Run Program Helps Vets Behind Bars Navigate VA Maze

For the past decade, a Veteran Service Office operating inside a prison has aided 1,000 incarcerated veterans in receiving more than $15 million in benefits for themselves and their dependents.
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After Overpayment Of Benefits, VA Wanted $38,000 Back

The VA says it overpaid $24 million to 2,200 incarcerated vets, including Clay Hull. Despite filing required paperwork to forfeit part of his checks while in prison, he was still sent the full amount.

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