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With Changes To Guantanamo Trials, A New Feel To Proceedings

The case of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-confessed architect of the Sept. 11 attacks, is moving slowly. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald about the latest in that legal process and other Guantanamo trials.
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Report Of Drone Crashes A 'Record Of Calamity'

More than 400 U.S. military drones have been involved in major crashes around the world since 2001. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the news, which was revealed in a Washington Post investigation.
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In Obama's Iraq Plan, An Answer That Breeds More Questions

President Obama says U.S. military personnel will advise Iraqi forces, not to serve in combat. But the proposal raises more questions: What are the rules of engagement? And how long will they stay?
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U.S. Moves To Lock Up ISIS's Abundant War Chest

President Obama plans to slow the momentum of an extremist group that has seized much of northern Iraq. The group has funds that will permit it to sponsor attacks that could be aimed at the West.
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Writer Reflects On Aircraft Carrier's Mission To The Persian Gulf

Geoff Dyer spent two weeks aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush for his book Another Great Day at Sea. He talks with Fresh Air about his book, and the carrier's latest position for possible air strikes.
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What's Next For Iraq?

Until the past few days, no one was talking about renewed U.S. military action in Iraq. Here's a look at the ways the latest crisis could play out.
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U.S Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Benghazi Attack

The U.S. had filed criminal charges against Ahmed Abu Khattala last year. Now that he has been taken to a secure location outside Libya, he is expected to be sent to the United States to stand trial.
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What, Exactly, Are U.S. Interests In Iraq's Turmoil?

Some warn that the violence gripping the country could lead to another Sept. 11. But experts are skeptical, and Americans are wary of new military entanglements.
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U.S. Commandos Catch Alleged Leader Of Benghazi Attack

U.S. special operations forces have captured one of the men suspected of playing a key role in the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi. Ahmed Abu Khatallah has been associated with one of the militias involved in the attack that killed four Americans. Currently being held outside Libya, he will face trial in a U.S. federal court.
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Overtime System At Customs And Border Protection Investigated

Whistleblowers say Customs and Border Protection employees are misusing an overtime program designed for law enforcement emergencies. It's said to be costing taxpayers $40 million a year.

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