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Getting Turkey To The Troops

Guy Raz speaks with Rich Faso, director of customer operations for the Defense Logistic Agency's Troop Support Subsistence supply chain. Faso is in charge of the effort to get Thanksgiving meals to American troops overseas for the holiday.
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Donilon Says Iran Nukes Program Is 'Undeniable'

The U.S. and its allies announced coordinated sanctions against Iran on Monday. In a speech at the Brookings Institution Tuesday, White House national security adviser Tom Donilon argued that it is "undeniable" that Iran is developing a nuclear weapons capability, and that sanctions are working.
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GOP Candidates Address Iranian Nuclear Issues

Tuesday night's GOP presidential debate was hosted by CNN and two think tanks and was focused on foreign policy. Iran came up several times during the gathering. Is what the candidates said about Iran accurate?
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Debate Shows GOP Has Little Unity On Security Issues

Most of the Republican presidential debates in this election cycle have taken place in a swing state, and focused on the economy. Tuesday night's gathering was different. CNN and two conservative think thanks sponsored the eleventh debate of the year in Washington, D.C.
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U.S. Rethinks Its Dealings With Political Islam

The uprisings in the Arab world have altered the political landscape in North Africa and the Middle East. Islamist parties, often suppressed under autocratic leaders, have gained ground in Tunisia and are poised to do well in Egypt and Libya as well. This trend has forced the U.S. to rethink its dealings with political Islam. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. will see what those parties do and engage those who play by democratic rules.
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Does Supercommittee Failure Imperil Pentagon?

The Pentagon already plans to cut about $500 billion from its budget over 10 years. Now, it faces another $500 billion in automatic cuts due to the failure of the supercommittee to reach a deal. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns that it could lead to a hollow force.

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The American Behind The 2008 Attack On Mumbai

David Coleman Headley was one of the leaders of the 2008 terrorist attack on Mumbai. A new Frontline documentary chronicles how the son of a Pakistani father and an American mother became a radicalized Islamic militant while working as an informant for the U.S. government.

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