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House Judiciary Committee Passes Bill To Limit NSA Spying

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Brig. Gen. Viet Luong of the 1st Cavalry Division came to the United States in the 1970s after his family fled Vietnam in the waning days of the war there. He's now leading the effort to train Afghan soldiers to fight the Taliban. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Frightened Vietnamese Kid Who Became A U.S. Army General

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Wall Street Journal: FBI Facilitated Ransom Payment For Weinstein

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The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, in a photograph taken in 2014. Ben Fox/AP hide caption

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GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty Guantanamo

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President Obama Relaxed Drone Rules For CIA Operations In Pakistan

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Hostage Deaths Call U.S. Drone Program Into Question

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American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda Videos

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Obama Takes Full Responsibility For Death Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

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U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

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President Obama expresses his condolences today to the families of the American and Italian aid workers killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Congressional Battle Brews Over Bill To Extend NSA Data Collection

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Rida Sihab Mansour, a staff sergeant in the National Guard, stands with the uniform he wears when he serves on the honor guard at military funerals. He says he's positive that his guard commitments are making it more difficult to build a career. Katie Schoolov/KPBS hide caption

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National Guard Members Struggle To Keep Civilian Careers

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A view inside the Washington National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in February. As Congress cuts $500 billion from the Defense Department budget, the National Guard and active Army are competing for the same dollars. Patricia Murphy/KUOW hide caption

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Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The Army

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ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities

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Indiana Army National Guard Pvt. Trea Colon inspects her equipment during a field training exercise at Camp Atterbury and Muscatatuck. Sgt. Jeremiah Runser/U.S. Army via DVIDS hide caption

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National Guard Seeks New Mission After War

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