Kurdish Ambitions Get A Rude Awakening From Baghdad

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Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU's National Security Project, argues against the motion, "The president has constitutional power to target and kill U.S. citizens abroad." Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should The President Be Able To Order Citizens Killed Abroad?

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Iraqi Shiite mourners carry the coffin of a soldier killed in clashes with anti-government fighters in Fallujah earlier this month. The government faces a months-long crisis in Anbar province, where it has lost the city of Fallujah as well as shifting parts of provincial capital Ramadi to anti-government militants. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those U.S. Fought

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Andy Soule, a U.S. Army veteran, lost both his legs to a bomb in Afghanistan in 2005. Four years ago, he won America's first medal — Olympic or Paralympic — in the biathlon event. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Military Training Gives U.S. Paralympic Biathletes An Edge

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Former Marine Josh Sweeney lost both of his legs to a bomb in Afghanistan in 2009. He's competing with the U.S. Men's Sled Hockey team at the Paralympics in Sochi. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice'

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Splinters From Syria Reach Iraqi Kurds

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Kurds Bypass Iraq Government, Build Oil Pipeline To Turkey

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Marine Commandant Launches Offensive Against Bad Behavior

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In Op-Ed, Jeffrey Argues For U.S. To Do More In Iraq

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Violence In Iraq Goes From Bad To Worse

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Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talking to U.S. military personnel in Tokyo last April. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Gen. Martin Dempsey on Syria

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Gates 'Immediately' Became Emotionally Attached To Troops

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The Pentagon Weighs Its Options In Syria And Iraq

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