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Poll: Majority Of Americans View Iraq War As A Mistake

In 2011, 55 percent said that the invasion was in error and in 2008, a record high of 63 percent said it was a mistake.

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U.S. Deploying Missile Interceptors In Wake Of NK Threats

Ft. Greely in Alaska will receive 14 interceptors in what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday is a move that will double U.S.’ missile defense capability.

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Poll: Public Still In The Dark About Sequestration

The poll found that 55 percent replied that they did not know enough while 17 percent said the the cuts were a good thing and 27 percent said that the cuts would be bad.

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Military Cuts Tuition Assistance

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In 2012, 201,000 soldiers received Army tuition assistance.

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Difficult First Trip To Afghanistan For Hagel

Hagel disputed Karzai’s claim that the United States and Taliban are working together to destabilize the country.

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Hagel Makes First Trip To Afghanistan As Defense Secretary

Hagel will be meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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Poll: Public Wants Cuts, But Not To Military Spending

61 percent want 5 percent in cuts while 33 percent said they were opposed. When it comes to military spending, 60 percent opposed reductions while just 34 percent said they supported it.

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Hagel and Israeli Defense Minister Hold First Meeting

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held his first foreign counterpart meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday at the Pentagon.

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Hagel Welcomes Israeli Defense Minister To The Pentagon

The pair will hold meetings with US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren.

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Analysis: Sequester Will Reduce Military Readiness

Now that sequestration has taken effect, many Americans are wondering exactly how the budget cuts will impact the U.S. military. Global intelligence assessment firm Stratfor has perhaps the best and most extensive answer to this question.

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House Hearing: Obamacare Subsidies Easy To Defraud

The GAO created 12 false identities, of which 11 were approved for subsidized coverage, according to a study that was released to the House Subcommittee on Oversight Chair on Wednesday.

Senate Panel Approves Obama’s Nominee To Head VA

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His would-be predecessor, former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, resigned back in May after initially resisting calls for his resignation.

FAA Extends Israel Flight Ban An Additional 24 Hours

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The decision comes after the ban that was instituted by the FAA on Tuesday following reports of rocket fire near Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel, prompting multiple airlines to halt flights ahead of the travel ban.

McCarthy: Veterans Administration Behind The Times, Applauds Obama

The Majority Leader-elect chose a topic backed by Republicans and Democrats.

Boehner Reveals Rogers’ Border Crisis Spending Plan

“He’s [Chairman Rogers] got a plan that pairs down what the President’s request is to about $1.5 billion,” Boehner told reporters in a GOP press conference Wednesday.

Ukraine Says Russian Separatists Shot Down Two More Planes

The fate of the crew members is not known.