Neil Johnson, a University of Miami physicist, developed this mathematical formula to predict insurgent attacks in war zones. Courtesy of Neil Johnson hide caption

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Math Can Predict Insurgent Attacks, Physicist Says

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Syria Conflict May Be Shifting Flow Of Fighters

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In Iraq's Tahrir Square, A Plea For Missing Relatives

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The party of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr holds 40 out of 325 seats in Iraq's Parliament. Karim Kadim/AP hide caption

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Fiery Iraqi Cleric's Political Party Puts On New Face

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Op-Ed: If U.S. Leaves Iraq, Iran Will Take Over

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Iraq Veteran Returns To Baghdad As A Tourist

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You Can't Keep Me

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Baghdad's traffic, choked by hundreds of checkpoints, slows to a crawl while security forces inspect vehicles for weapons and explosives. Lynsey Addario/National Geographic hide caption

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Iraqi demonstrators shout slogans during a weekly protest against corruption, unemployment and poor public services in the war-torn country at Baghdad's Tahrir Square on July 8. Mahmoud Othman, a Kurdish member of Parliament, says it's the Iraqi people who are losing out as a political stalemate continues. Ali al-Saadi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dispute Over Key Jobs Stalls Iraq's Government

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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta sits with Gen. Lloyd Austin, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, as they fly in a Black Hawk helicopter over Baghdad on Monday. Paul J. Richards/AP hide caption

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In Iraq, Panetta Has Tough Words On Troop Deadline

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Panetta Visits Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

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Drawing Lessons From 9/11, Ten Years Later

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Air conditioners keep tents cool on a U.S. military base in Iraq. The tents have been treated with polyurethane foam to increase energy efficiency. Courtesy Steven Anderson hide caption

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Among The Costs Of War: Billions A Year In A.C.?

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Army Spc. Christopher B. Fishbeck of Buena Park, Calif., poses for a photo on a rooftop during his tour of duty in Iraq. Courtsey of Fishbeck's Family hide caption

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Soldier Killed In Iraq Predicted He Wouldn't Make It

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