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Intelligence Officials Share Concerns, But 'Will Step Up' To Continue With Briefings

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This Week In Hacks: The Democrats, Russia And Trump

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Russian Hacking, Spies, Wikileaks: "Breaking Cover" Has A Lot In Common With The Week In Politics

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Hillary Clinton gives a speech Thursday, the final day of the Democratic National Convention, and Donald Trump speaks on July 21, the last day of the Republican National Convention. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images; Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Have We Learned The Wrong Lessons From The Iraq War?

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Examining Russia's Role In Leaked Democratic Party Emails

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Veterans In Baton Rouge Reflect On Military Background Of Victim, Shooter

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A cyclist looks at the flowers and messages placed along the beach for victims of the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France, on Wednesday. The recent spate of attacks around the world has raised questions about the limits of counterterrorism. Claude Paris/AP hide caption

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A Summer Of Terrorism Points To The Limits Of Counterterrorism

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U.S. Considers Turkey's Role In Fighting ISIS After Coup Attempt

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A U.S. military policeman stands in front of Air Force fighter jets that were part of a NATO show of strength in Romania in April intended to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. Andreea Alexandru/AP hide caption

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, shown here at his Pentagon office in February, said the attempted coup in Turkey last week caught everyone by surprise. But he does not believe it will harm the battle against the Islamic State in Syria. The U.S. uses an air base in Turkey to launch strikes against ISIS. Ariel Zambelich / NPR hide caption

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Defense Secretary: Turkey's Turmoil Shouldn't Harm Battle Against ISIS

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Secretary Of State John Kerry To Host Conference On Fighting ISIS

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