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Bagi Kheyl, in the eastern province of Ghazni, is one of the villages where the 82nd Airborne has been operating as part of a broader effort to drive away the Taliban. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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For U.S. Troops, One More Big Push In Afghanistan

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Homeland Security analysts watch for threats to U.S. technological infrastructure at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Watching Big Brother: Privacy Board Delayed

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The Air Force's U-2 spy plane first took flight in August 1955 and has been in commission ever since. USAF/Getty Images hide caption

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The CIA took considerable heat over Iraq, where weapons of mass destruction weren't found. Now, as the agency assesses Iran, it invites an NPR correspondent to its headquarters for a rare chat about the issue. Andrew Harrer/Bllomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A Peek Inside The CIA, As It Tries To Assess Iran

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Is Al-Qaida Dropping Clues About Planned Attacks?

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NATO Plans 'Irreversible Transition' In Afghanistan

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NATO Reconfirms Afghan War Will End Responsibly

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