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Kidnappings Highlight Al-Qaida's Rise In The Sahara

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Audie Cornish and Tom Gjelten discuss "cyber war"

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Bundled up against the cold, military police trainees exercise early in the morning at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. In a radical shift, the Army is overhauling the way it trains, cares for and feeds new soldiers. Kelley McCall/AP hide caption

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