Veterans Share Their Stories Of War And Its Consequences

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'Bloodline' Author On The Failures Of U.S. Counter-Insurgency Strategy

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Iraqi pro-government forces hold a position on the frontline on Friday near the village of Tall al-Tibah, some 20 miles south of Mosul, during an operation to retake the hub city from the Islamic State group jihadists. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi Forces Shaken By ISIS Resistance In Fight For Mosul

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U.S. Service Member Killed By IED Was Helping Iraq In Push To Retake Mosul

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What You Need To Know About The Somali Refugee Community In Kansas

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To Retain More Parents, The Military Offers A Better Work-Life Balance

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White House To Review Support For Saudi-Led Coalition After Yemen Funeral Bombing

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Fiancee Jessica Paker looks on as Ret. Marine Sgt. John Peck works with occupational therapist Meredith Grinnell. Peck, who was injured in Afghanistan in 2010, recently received a double arm transplant after a two-year wait on a transplant list. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian refugee Maryam al-Jaddou sits with her children Maria (left) and Hasan in their apartment in Dallas. Jaddou says she decided to leave Syria in 2012 after her family's home in Homs was bombed and there was nowhere safe left to live. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Charles Mayer, 30, of San Diego survived an IED attack while serving in Iraq in 2010, but has suffered from complications including PTSD. Stuart Palley for NPR hide caption

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War Studies Suggest A Concussion Leaves The Brain Vulnerable To PTSD

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Longtime Reporter Recalls Afghanistan Before And After Sept. 11

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President Obama announced on Tuesday in Laos that the U.S. will provide additional assistance to help remove unexploded bombs dropped by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. "Given our history here, I believe the United States has a moral obligation to help Laos heal," Obama said. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Pledges To Help 'Heal' Laos, Decades After U.S. Bombings

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