Corporal Daniel Wheeler, Bravo Co. 1/5 Marines, walks through a waist high wheat field on a patrol in Sangin District near the Helmand River in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.
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May 13, 2011 The U.S. goal should be stability and that might mean giving the Taliban control or influence in the southern part of the country, Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) says. President Obama is known to listen to the influential senator.
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March 22, 2011 President Obama's decision to deploy U.S. military assets against Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is costing more than $100 million a day at a time when the focus has been on spending cuts.
February 8, 2011 The senator says the Tea Party doesn't get it that his treaty support made Indiana safer.
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