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ISIS Says No. 2 In Command Has Been Killed In Syria; Pentagon Assessing Strike

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Air Force Chief Of Staff Describes Major Role In Fight Against ISIS

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How President Trump Or President Clinton Might Deal With ISIS

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New Chief Of Staff Outlines Global Challenges Faced By The Air Force

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Vice President Biden and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hold a news conference after meeting Aug. 24 in Ankara, Turkey. While the U.S. and Turkey are close allies, they've been at odds on a number of issues, and the meeting was designed to improve the atmosphere. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Time Of Middle East Conflict, What's The Role Of U.S. Diplomacy?

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The Next President's Inbox: Challenges From Russia, China And Everywhere

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White House Weighs Response To Cyberattacks Against U.S. Institutions

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The Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, Idaho, is a contract facility operated by Corrections Corporation of America. The Justice Department says it is phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found they have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government. Charlie Litchfield/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Will Phase Out Its Use Of Private Prisons

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Xiaoxing Xi, a Temple University physics professor, speaks in front of a photo of Sherry Chen, a federal government worker, at a September 2015 Washington, D.C., press conference about the spying charges against them that were dropped. Xi says his wife and daughters were marched out of their bedrooms at gunpoint when he was arrested in May 2015. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Fine Line Between Countering Security Threats And Racial Profiling

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Afghan soldiers inspect a destroyed vehicle after an operation in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on July 26, the day the Pentagon says a drone strike killed the leader of the Islamic State in the region. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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