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Army wrestles with competing intel analysis software tools

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The military acquisition system is supposed to provide the weapons, equipment, and tools service members need to defend the country. But when it wasn’t…

Bergdahl charged with desertion, faces life in prison

By Lynde Langdon
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Military | Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the captive for whom President Barack Obama traded five Taliban operatives, faces misconduct charges that carry a maximum penalty of life…

Globe Trot: White House fight with Netanyahu not over yet

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Did State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf without irony really call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rhetoric “confused” today?

GOP defense-spending fight highlights balanced budget challenges

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Divisions among Republicans over how best to fund the Pentagon may highlight some of the difficulties the GOP-controlled Congress will have in passing a…

Navy denies chaplain’s request for religious accommodation

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | A Navy chaplain facing possible dismissal based on alleged statements made to sailors during private counseling sessions has been denied a formal request for…

Can the new VA advisory committee prescribe real change?

By Maria Baer
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Military | PHOENIX—Last Friday, on his way back east after a fundraiser and a reading of his “mean tweets” on Jimmy Kimmel Live , President Barack Obama stopped in…

Navy attempts to dismiss Christian chaplain for faith-based counseling

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | In an apparently unprecedented move, the Navy is initiating action to dismiss a decorated and highly respected chaplain based on alleged statements he made to…

Midday Roundup: Off-duty agents crash into White House barricades

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Disorderly conduct. Two Secret Service agents are accused of driving into a security barrier at the White House after a night of partying. The incident…

George Friedman on a China under stress

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Two days ago we shared George Friedman’s unsentimental views of the Middle East. In the March 21 issue of WORLD Magazine the founder and head of the…

Midday Roundup: Iraqi army has ISIS on the run

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Trouncing terrorists. Iraqi security forces, with help from Iranian-backed militias, are close to ousting Islamic State militants from Tikrit. The army…

Is the enemy of our enemy still our enemy?

By Michael Cochrane
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ISIS | Senior U.S. military leaders are uncertain whether the involvement of Iranian-based Shiite militias will turn out to be a help or a hindrance in the fight…

Sitting out the ISIS war

By D.C. Innes
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ISIS | We’ve heard lots of talk about how to fight ISIS, how much to fight them—whether to contain, destroy, or merely defeat them—and even about the…

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