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Army Will Review Circumstances Of Bergdahl’s Disappearance

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said that the Army would “not look away from [Bergdahl's] misconduct if it occurred.”

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Armed Forces “Danger Pay” To End In 22 Locations Next Week

U.S. troops stationed in Haiti, Rwanda, and the Persian Gulf are among those who will stop receiving risk-based bonuses beginning Monday.

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LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – May 30, 2014

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The Pentagon drops 22 sites from its “danger pay” list, and serious droughts in Sao Paolo, Brazil ahead of the World Cup.

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Nigeria Claims To Know Location Of Kidnapped Girls, Vague On Military Action

A Pentagon official told TRNS that they could not confirm these reports, but said the U.S. is continuing its own search.

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Poll: Americans View Army As Most Important Defense Branch

The Marines are considered the most prestigious branch.

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Pentagon Reviewing Military Ties With Thailand

Following what is now considered a military coup in the Southeast Asian nation, U.S. officials are reviewing military operations and aid to the country.

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Obama Send Soldiers To Chad To Help Find Kidnapped Nigerians

A defense official told TRNS that the 80 Armed Forces personnel will arrive today and assist with the unmanned aircraft surveying Northeastern Nigeria, a stronghold of Boko Haram.

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At Least 118 Dead In Nigerian Car Bomb Attack

While no group as claimed responsibility, a defense official told TRNS that “these attacks are indicative to what we have seen from Boko Haram.”

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Pentagon: No Russian Troop Movement From Ukraine Border

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for Russian troops to return to their home bases Monday.

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Pentagon Hosts Chinese Military Leader

With tensions high regarding disputed territorial regions in Asia between the U.S. and China, Gen. Fenghui and Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held what both leaders considered “constructive” talks at the U.S. military headquarters.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal

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“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

Pentagon: Hagel Briefed Friday On Army’s Report On Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film

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“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.

Interview: The Holiday Season And Donating To The Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project CEO Steve Nardizzi is interviewed by TRNS.