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Terrorism Suspect To Be Tried In U.S. Civilian Court

Audie Cornish talks to professor Robert Chesney about the U.S. transfer of a detainee from the Bagram prison in Afghanistan to the States to face charges in a civilian court.
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Meet The Hero Dogs Of The Secret Service

The Secret Service is gladly highlighting its canine heroes, Hurricane and Jordan, after weeks of the drip, drip, drip of an agency in trouble.
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Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In Iraq

One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.
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Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria

The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.
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3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.
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U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
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DOD: Climate Change Is A Volatile Factor In International Security

The Department of Defense says climate change is an "immediate risk" to the nation. Adm. David Titley talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the military must respond.
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ISIS Threat Is 'Extremely Worrying' Says Counter-Insurgency Expert

A decade after the U.S. took control of Fallujah, America is at war again. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with former Lt. Col. John Nagl, whose counter-insurgency manual helped shape U.S. strategy in Iraq.
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Syria's 'Moderate Rebels' Say They Are Willing, But Need Weapons

The Free Syrian Army has been outgunned in the country's multi-sided civil war. But they say they have fighting experience, and if the U.S. provides arms and training they could play a key role.

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