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Stuxnet Raises 'Blowback' Risk In Cyberwar

The Stuxnet computer worm successfully damaged centrifuges at a nuclear facility in Iran. Now, officials responsible for defending U.S. infrastructure fear that Stuxnet may have provided a blueprint for adversaries who may want to sabotage industrial operations in this country.
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Senators Grill Justice Official On ATF Operations

Senators grill a high-level Justice Department official about why he didn't do or say more about two Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive gun trafficking operations that resulted in hundreds of guns going missing in Mexico.
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An Afghan Hell On Earth For 'Darkhorse' Marines

A year ago, the Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment arrived in Sangin, a Taliban haven in southern Afghanistan, for a seven-month deployment. Known as "Darkhorse," the battalion sustained a higher casualty rate than any other Marine unit during the 10-year Afghan war.
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Afghan Success Comes At High Price For Commander

In Afghanistan, Lt. Col. Jason Morris led the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, which suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the past 10 years of war. The "Darkhorse Battalion" commander says the unit's mission was a success — but he will live with the burden of those deaths.
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Spy Satellite Engineer's Top Secret Is Revealed

Phil Pressel designed film cameras for a U.S. spy satellite program that was declassified last month after 46 years. His cameras captured Soviet missile sites and enabled President Nixon to sign an arms reduction treaty with the Soviet Union.
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U.S. Dismantles The Biggest Of Its Cold War Nukes

The B53 weighed more than 4 tons and was 600 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb. It's taken the past 14 years to dismantle them.

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