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Obama picks Special Operations commander to lead Centcom
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
The White House will nominate a veteran Special Operations commander to lead U.S. Central Command, underscoring the Obama administration’s affinity for using secretive elite military forces in Iraq, Syria
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U.S. conducts air strikes as fighting rages in Afghan province
Reuters - 1/6/2016
U.S aircraft carried out a dozen strikes in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday as fierce battles continued with Taliban insurgents around the town of Marjah near the provincial capital,
US conducts air strikes as fighting rages in Afghan province Channel NewsAsia
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Stops Obama will skip on his farewell tour
Chicago Tribune - 1/6/2016
As President Obama begins his final year in office, polls show that public confidence in his national security leadership has collapsed: Only 18 percent of Americans say the United States is winning the
Stops Obama will skip on his world tour Stars and Stripes
Where Obama won’t be going on his global farewell tour American Enterprise Institute
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Nigerian Sharia Court Sentences Preacher to Death for Blasphemy
MSNBC Newsweek - 1/6/2016
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BRIEF: Kabul seeking to boost gas oil, start LPG import from Iran [Trend News Agency,
Bloomberg - 1/6/2016
Jan. 06--Afghanistan is willing to import one million metric tons per annum of gas oil from Iran, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said. Speaking after a meeting with Afghan Minister of Trade and
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No Foreign Income Tax Exclusion For Army Civilian In Afghanistan
Forbes.com - 1/6/2016
Video"You have been in Afghanistan I perceive" is one of my favorite lines in literature, so I just can't pass up a Tax Court decision that concerns service in Afghanistan. And then there is the taxpayer's
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SGI Global Announces Retirement of Founding Partner Doug Wankel in December 2015
Reuters - 1/6/2016
SGI Global Announces Retirement of Founding Partner Doug Wankel in December 2015 SGI Global, LLC, a government contractor based in Alexandria, Virginia, has announced today that after
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Slain by ISIS for daring to 'swim in a sea of dreams'
CNN - 1/6/2016
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ISIS kills first female citizen journalist in Syria Frontier Post
Hearts, minds of youth key to beating ISIS CNN
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US special forces came under attack in Afghanistan: One dead, 2 wounded
Business Insider UK - 1/6/2016
File photo: A US Army Chinook helicopter in eastern Afghanistan in 2011. At least one US service member was killed and two were wounded during two attacks in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday. "We
US Special Forces came under attack in Afghanistan: 1 dead, 2 wounded Business Insider UK
1 dead, 2 wounded after US Special Forces come under attack in Afghanistan Business Insider
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Explosion follows siege near Indian consulate
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 1/6/2016
A small bomb exploded near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, authorities said, after a series of attacks on Indian installations in the region. The blast, which
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One U.S. troop killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
- Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said a U.S. trooper was killed and two others wounded in Afghanistan's Helmand province after they came under fire while accompanying Afghan special operations forces.
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One U.S. troop killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
Reuters - 1/5/2016
A Pentagon spokesman says a U.S. trooper was killed and two others wounded in Afghanistan's Helmand province after they came under fire while accompanying Afghan special operations forces. Rough Cut (no
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American killed in Afghanistan
CNN - 1/5/2016
A U.S. official told CNN that a quick reaction force has been launched in an effort to rescue those forces on the ground in Marjah. The official could not say where the force was launched from or how
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US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan
USA Today - 1/5/2016
The Pentagon announced Tuesday that one U.S. service member has been killed and two others were wounded in southern Afghanistan. The military is working with Afghan forces to push back against recent
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CBS World News: U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan
CBS News - 1/5/2016
One U.S. service member was killed and two were wounded in fighting in southern Afghanistan. CBS News National Security and Foreign Affairs correspondent Cami McCormick joins CBSN with the latest details.
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U.S. troops killed and wounded in Helmand were accompanying Afghan forces: Pentagon
Reuters - 1/5/2016
The one U.S. trooper killed and two wounded in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province were accompanying Afghan special operations forces when they came under fire, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said
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U.S. troops killed and wounded in Helmand were accompanying Afghan forces - Pentagon
Reuters UK - 1/5/2016
WASHINGTON The one U.S. trooper killed and two wounded in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province were accompanying Afghan special operations forces when they came under fire, Pentagon spokesman Peter
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The war in Afghanistan is turning even more chaotic. Read these stories to catch
Washington Post - 1/5/2016
The U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan officially ended in 2014. Bases were shuttered, flags were lowered. The war, to some, was officially over. And yet, it goes on. On Tuesday, a U.S. soldier died
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U.S. Servicemember killed in Afghan attack
MSNBC - 1/5/2016
| MSNBC Layout selectors MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts 01/05/16 Col. Jack Jacobs (ret.), and NBC’s Richard Engel and Jim Miklaszewski, join Thomas Roberts to discuss an operation
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Violence as Taliban peace talks begin
Reuters UK - 1/5/2016
Pakistani Taliban fighters, who were arrested by Afghan border police, stand during a presentation of seized weapons and equipment to the media in Kabul, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani Reuters
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Bomb blast hits Afghan capital Kabul
Reuters India - 1/5/2016
KABUL A loud explosion rocked Kabul on Tuesday in an area of the Afghan capital close to foreign embassies, Reuters reporters heard. There was no information on any damage or casualties and the cause
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Bomb blast hits Afghan capital Kabul
Reuters UK - 1/5/2016
KABUL A magnetic bomb attached to a car exploded in Kabul on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of attacks in the Afghan capital, police officials said. Police said there were no known casualties
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Loud blast heard in Afghan capital Kabul: Reuters witnesses
Reuters - 1/5/2016
A loud explosion rocked Kabul on Tuesday in an area of the Afghan capital close to foreign embassies, Reuters reporters heard. There was no information on any damage or casualties and the cause of the
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CBS World News: Special ops soldiers suffer casualties in Afghanistan
CBS News - 1/5/2016
A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade lands to pick up U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment after an advising mission at the Afghan National Army headquarters for the
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The outsize legacy of Sangin, one of the deadliest places in Afghanistan for U.S.
Washington Post - 1/5/2016
They called Sangin a “low-density minefield” — a whole district laced with bombs everywhere U.S. and British patrols ventured, slowing their movements to a snail’s pace. The bombs were everywhere:
The outsized legacy of Sangin, one of the deadliest places in Afghanistan for U.S. MyInforms
The outsized legacy of Sangin, one of the deadliest places in Afghanistan for US Stars and Stripes
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