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Pentagon Announces Failed Hostage Rescue Mission

The rescue operation, conducted “earlier this summer,” was an attempt to free American hostages believed to be held in Syria by the terrorist group, the Islamic State

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Pentagon Considering More Troops In Iraq

While the decision is still underway, U.S. senior officials say that no more than 300 U.S. military personnel would travel to Baghdad

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Pentagon: Surplus Military Equipment Has Helped Cops

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for additional information on the program.

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Pentagon Conducts Most Aggressive Airstrikes Yet In Iraq

Over the weekend, the U.S. military announced that it has conducted 35 airstrikes in northern Iraq, claiming the recapture of the Mosul Dam by Iraqi security forces.

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Pentagon Announces Bergdahl Investigation In Final Stages

While the lead investigator, Army Gen. Kenneth Dahl, has completed his interviews with Bergdahl, the Pentagon says that additional witness may be called upon

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Pentagon Assures Commitment To Asia

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel returned Wednesday Night on his sixth trip to the region, with plans of visiting the Asia Pacific region four more times in 2014

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Pentagon: Evacuation Mission Far Less Likely Following Assessment

Nearly twenty U.S. military Special Operation Forces conducted the assessment to make recommendations to the White House on how best to evacuate the Yazidi minority

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Pentagon Denies Iraqi Rescue Mission

The Guardian reported that more than 100 US marines and special forces landed on Mount Sinjar in Iraq to rescue the thousands of Yazidi’s trapped by ISIS.

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Russian Aid Convoy Hours From Ukraine Border

Ukrainian President Poroshenko questions Moscow’s intentions behind the convoy, saying Russia will use it as a way to begin a “direct invasion”

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WH Would Consider Ground Troops To Assist Refugees In Iraq

Iraq

The report stressed that the situation would only be considered if it was given to the White House as a recommendation from the recently-deployed military advisors in Iraq.

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Obamacare Subsidies Argued at the Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts remained mostly silent which will make predicting the outcome of this case nearly impossible

DoJ Won’t Pursue Federal Charges Against Darren Wilson

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“After a careful and deliberative review of all of the evidence, the department has determined that the evidence does not establish that Darren Wilson violated the applicable federal criminal civil rights statute,” the department said in a statement Wednesday.

Three Times A Charm: Republicans Demand IRS Release Emails With White House

This is the third letter that the lawmakers have sent the IRS requesting the emails.

State: No Decision From White House On Arming Ukraine

“That question is still under discussion and the president has not made a decision,” Amb. Victoria Nuland, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs told the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Report: Clinton Ran Private Email Server While At State

Hillary Clinton

The news comes on the heels of a report from the New York Times late Monday, which broke the news that Clinton had been using a personal email account, not a federal email account, for official State Department messages.

New York Man Guilty Of Threatening Council On American Islamic Relations Employee

Bernard Laufer, 58, of Queens, faces a maximum of five years in prison for sending messages that “threatened the employee with significant bodily harm and death,” according to a Department of Justice press release.