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Air Force Investigates Mortuary At Del. Base

The Air Force says it is investigating gross mismanagement at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where casualties return to the United States from overseas. Three officials have been disciplined for instances of mishandling of human remains. And military officials say that steps were not taken to correct the problems at the mortuary there, even though officials knew about them. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tom Bowman for more.
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IAEA Suggests Iran May Be Developing Nuclear Arms

The International Atomic Energy Agency has issued a new report on Iran's suspect nuclear program. It says Iran has conducted experiments that could only be useful in the development of a nuclear weapon. Guy Raz talks to NPR's Mike Shuster for more.
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How Does The CIA Use Social Media?

Robert Siegel speaks with Associated Press intelligence correspondent Kimberly Dozier about how the CIA uses social media.
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Stuxnet Poses Thorny Issue For Cyberdefenders

A year ago, the existence of Stuxnet, the world's first cyber superweapon, first emerged. Many experts suspect the U.S. government had at least a hand in its creation. The development and use of offensive cyberweapons may create challenges for a nation's cyberdefenders — and could be a big policy issue in the nascent era of cyberwarfare.
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Strategy Behind A Marine Unit's Dangerous Mission

The Marines of Darkhorse Battalion suffered a high rate of casualties during their seven-month deployment to southern Afghanistan. Their mission was to go after the Taliban in a place called Sangin — a crossroads of insurgency and drug trafficking. At the time, officials in the military and all the way up to the secretary of defense asked why the Darkhorse Battalion was taking so many casualties. NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman is reporting all week on the battalion. On Wednesday, he speaks with Guy Raz about the strategy in Sangin: whether the Marines made mistakes and what they did to reduce causalities and complete the mission.

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