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How The U.S. Approaches Targeted Killings

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Pentagon Moves To Lift Ban On Women In Subs

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Supreme Court Examines Limits Of Material Support

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Torture Memo Authors Cleared, Debate Continues

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Guilty Plea In NYC Terrorism Bomb Plot

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As U.S.-China Tensions Rise, Military Ties Suffer

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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. U.S. Marshals Service/AP hide caption

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The building housing the San'a Institute for the Arabic Language in Yemen's capital, where Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab studied. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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