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The American way of war

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Foreign Policy | I’m not sure we can do it anymore—wage comprehensive war from vigorous beginning to unambiguous conclusion. Our last successful conflict (not counting…

Air Force won’t let atheist airman skip God in enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | The Air Force has given an atheist airman until November to take his enlistment oath, which includes the phrase “so help me God.” If he refuses, he will…

Lessons learned from Benghazi, two years on

By Kent Covington
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Benghazi Attack | Two years after the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, a number of still unanswered questions surround the U.S. response on…

Soldier convicted in 2003 attack appeals death sentence

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The highest military appeals court in the United States will hear an appeal later this year in the case of a soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow…

Keepers of the peace or public safety threat?

By Michael Cochrane
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Police | The recent images of battle-dressed police officers atop armored vehicles confronting protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have ignited a concern smoldering for…

Numbers matter

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Understaffing the U.S. effort in Iraq from the beginning has cost American lives, created conditions for Iraqi genocide, and threatens global security

Globe Trot: Calls for military intervention in Iraq are becoming a chorus

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ:Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress,

Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91,

Globe Trot: U.S. general killed in Afghanistan remembered as a family man

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Major Gen. Harold Greene became the first two-star U.S. general killed in action since the Vietnam War yesterday. He is also the first U.S.

For-profit colleges raking in GI Bill funds

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges in recent years, including a troubled chain that is closing and selling its campuses amid a…

Midday Roundup: Afghan shooter kills U.S. major general in insider attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Insider attack. An Afghan soldier opened fire at a military training facility today, killing a U.S. Army major general, the highest-ranking officer to die in…

Japanese search Saipan for missing American soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum’s World War II records for information they hope will lead to…

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