Islamist Militant Groups On The Rise In Africa

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Gen. Carter Ham is head of the U.S. African command. An Army brigade from Fort Riley, Kan., will begin helping train African militaries beat back a growing terrorist threat posed by al-Qaida. AP hide caption

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U.S. Military Builds Up Its Presence In Africa

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Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and then-presidential candidate Barack Obama in Amman, Jordan, in 2008. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hagel Would Be First Former Enlisted Soldier To Run Pentagon

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Syrian Government Harbors Tons Of Chemical Agents

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USS Enterprise sails in the Persian Gulf while in support of Operation Southern Watch and the extended "no-fly" zone over Iraq on Sept. 22, 1996. Matthew Hostetler/AP hide caption

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Farewell: USS Enterprise Starred In History And Film

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Panetta Calls For Military Ethics Review

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Gen. John Allen Pulled Into Petraeus Scandal

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Pentagon Probes 'Inappropriate' Emails By Gen. Allen

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Obama To Focus On Troop Levels For Afghanistan

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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets

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A Libyan military guard stands in front of one of the U.S. Consulate's burned out buildings on Sept. 14. The U.S. is offering new details of the attack on the consulate that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. Mohammad Hannon/AP hide caption

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U.S. Offers New Details Of Deadly Libya Attack

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Afghan soldiers stand at attention during a ceremony transferring authority from NATO-led troops to Afghan security forces in Afghanistan's Kunar province. The transfer of responsibility for security from NATO-led ISAF forces to Afghan troops is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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U.S. Eager To Step Aside; Are Afghan Forces Ready?

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