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● Gitmo videos stay under wraps>
● Welfare costs remained steady in 2012
● Profiteering at a national shrine
● Data encryption device ready for market
● Betting on Ebola drug
● New York Republicans attack pay-to-play rule
TRNS sat down with Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren to assess Putin’s claim that Russia is capable of taking Ukraine within weeks
A UN warning on Ebola, the Islamic State claims to have killed another American journalist, and a 41-year-old Italian is the EU’s next foreign policy chief.
“I am disgusted by what appears to be another horrendous killing of an American journalist at the hands of ISIS,” Royce said in a statement. “My thoughts and prayers are with Steven Sotloff’s family.”
“Everything I’ve seen suggests that over the next few weeks, it’s likely to get worse,” Frieden said.
On Monday, U.S. forces conducted a military operation in Somalia, however provided no further details than the announcement