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Marines Gear Up For Women In Combat, But Will They Sign Up?

Women can now apply for ground combat positions in the Marines, and training female recruits for those jobs will begin in June. But so far, no women have signed up.
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'Dark Territory' Examines The Long History Of Cyber War

So many things in our lives are plugged into networks vulnerable to hacking. Fred Kaplan's new book Dark Territory looks at how this came to be and what it means for the future.
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Problems Plague European Intelligence Sharing

In the wake of the Brussels attacks, Jeremy Shapiro of the European Council on Foreign Relations talks about the problems security agencies are facing in the European Union.
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Pentagon's Evolving Strategy: Treat The Islamic State Like A State

The U.S. government objects to calling ISIS a state. But the military bombs the trappings of statehood: oil facilities, financial resources and "cabinet ministers."
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Terrorists Escape Detection Using Common Encryption Tools

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to security analyst Michael Smith, co-founder of security consulting firm Kronos Advisory, about tools terrorists use to keep their operations and communications secret.
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U.S. Counterterrorism Adviser On Brussels: 'There's More Work To Be Done'

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, about the terrorist attacks in Belgium, the recent targeted killing of a man described as senior figure in the Islamic State, and the Obama administration's strategy for defeating the terrorist group.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Says Top ISIS Leader Has Been Killed

American special operations troops have killed a top ISIS leader, the Pentagon says. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday Haji Iman was just one in a number of leaders who have been killed by American raids or airstrikes in Syria and Iraq. Administration leaders are keen to show the U.S. is leaning forward in its war on ISIS following this week's deadly attacks in Brussels.
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ISIS' Finance Minister Has Been Killed, U.S. Defense Secretary Says

"We are systematically eliminating ISIL's cabinet," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a press conference Friday.
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U.S. Indicts 7 Iranians Accused Of Hacking U.S. Financial Institutions

The Iranians allegedly carried out cyberattacks against U.S. financial institutions between 2011 and 2013. One of them is accused of remotely accessing the control system of a small dam in Rye, N.Y.

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Ex-CIA Chief: Europe Needs To Get Better At Sharing Intelligence

The Europeans have not been particularly good at sharing information, according to Michael Hayden, former director of both the CIA and the NSA.

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