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LISTEN: Trump Foreign Policy Adviser Hopes To Talk Him Out Of Torture

Trump is calling for torture "because we are in a political season," Walid Phares said, but in the White House "he's going to be tasking experts to answer that question."
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Are Belgian Attacks The Result Of Intelligence Failures?

Juan Zarate, senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, talks about intelligence failures in the run-up to the blasts. Zarate is a former deputy national security advisor.
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Focus Of Senate Intelligence Delegation Europe Visit Underscored By Attacks

Sen. Angus King, of Maine, is in Europe with other members of the Senate Intelligence Committee members on a national security-focused delegation. The attacks in Brussels are now a top priority.
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How The Obama Presidency Has — Or Hasn't — Shaped Latino Identity: You Weighed In

Our most recent #NPRObamaEffect chat explored how — or whether — the Obama years have shaped how Latino communities and people across the country think about identity today.
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Brussels Attacks Highlight ISIS' Focus On Soft Targets

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Christine Fair, a professor at Georgetown University, about ISIS' tactic of attacking soft targets.
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Families Of 9/11 Victims Confront Painful Memories At Gitmo War Court

Every time the war court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, holds hearings in the capital case of five alleged Sept. 11 conspirators, relatives of victims of those attacks attend as guests of the Pentagon.
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FBI Puts Standoff With Apple On Hold To Test New iPhone Hack

The government now says it may have found a way to unlock a terrorist's phone without Apple's help. That announcement caused a judge to delay a highly anticipated hearing over the Justice Department's request to force Apple to unlock the phone used by Syed Rizwan Farook.
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From Reagan's Cyber Plan To Apple Vs. FBI: 'Everything Is Up For Grabs'

Fred Kaplan, author of Dark Territory, traces the history of cyber defense into the current heated debate between the FBI and Apple over the encryption of the iPhone.
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Brussels Update: Attacks Mark A Grim Milestone For Europe

New Europe editor Alexandros Koronakis weighs in from Brussels as terrorism experts comment on the novelty of what's occurring in Europe. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston also has an update on the attacks.
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Timing Of Brussels Attacks Raises Questions About Paris Links

It's unclear who's responsible for Tuesday's blasts, but they follow the arrest of a suspect in the Paris attacks. Brookings senior fellow William McCants, author of The ISIS Apocalypse, weighs in.

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