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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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants two suspected terrorists to be imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay instead of in his home state of Kentucky. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Another Tug Of War Over Location Of Terrorism Trial
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Iraqi refugees Waad Alwan (left) and Mohanad Hammadi (right) were arrested May 25 in Kentucky for allegedly conspiring to aid al-Qaida. If convicted on all charges, each could face life in prison. U.S. Marshals Service/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Terrorism Case Exposes Gaps In Refugee Screening
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Kentucky National Guard Soldiers Head To Iraq
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Contractors Abuse Foreigners Who Staff U.S. Wars
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Gates: Defense Cuts Will Shrink U.S. Role Worldwide
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When Iraq War Ends, How Many Troops Will Stay?
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Filmmaker Chronicles The Reality Of U.S. Troops In Iraq
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David Kay: WMDs That Never Were, A War That Ever Was
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Supporters of cleric Muqtada al-Sadr march in front of two large Iraqi flags with the Arabic words "God is great," in the Sadr City district of Baghdad on Thursday. Tens of thousands of Sadr's followers rallied to demand the U.S. military leave Iraq at the end of the year. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqi Leader Reconsiders U.S. Troop Withdrawal
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Blackwater security contractors are seen in a helicopter in Baghdad in 2007. The company changed its name to Xe in 2009, amid controversy surrounding the killing of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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As U.S. Military Exits Iraq, Contractors To Enter
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