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U.S. Commander: Taliban Attacks In Afghanistan “Exaggerated”

Recent news of incursions by the Taliban in the Helmand and Nuristan provinces might have been a result of misinformation, says Gen. Campbell.

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U.S. And Afghanistan Sign Bilateral Security Agreement

Obama said the agreement “reflects our continued commitment to support the new Afghan Unity Government.”

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Pentagon Denies Knowledge Of Airstrikes Near Turkish Border

Pentagon Spokesman, Col. Steve Warren said he was unaware who may have conducted the airstrikes which reportedly targeted the Islamic State

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Pentagon Prepared For Prolonged ISIS Mission

“I would think in terms of years,” Mayville said.

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Syrian Rebels To Be Trained Over 8-12 Months

Pentagon Press Secretary Kirby said training will focus on “basic” military skills, focusing on organizational leadership and equipment proficiency.

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Pentagon: Troops Will Not Interact With Ebola Patients

“It’s important to remember the mission, the mission is to do some training, to build these units, and do some logistics, some transport, the movement of material,” Kirby said. “It is not to treat.”

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Dempsey Praises French Airstrikes Against Islamic State

France is the first nation, who has committed to assisting the U.S. led battle against the Islamic State, to conduct direct military strikes

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Pentagon Has Plan To Battle Islamic State In Syria

Hagel told members that a plan to take on ISIS is ready, but Obama has yet to sign off on it.

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Pentagon May Request Troops On Ground In Iraq

Gen. Dempsey said that if the battle agains the Islamic State is not showing signs of success, he may ask the President for troops on the ground.

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Obama Observes Sept. 11 Anniversary At The Pentagon

Speaking at an invitation-only ceremony at the Pentagon on the 13th anniversary of the attack, Obama told family members of victims and survivors in attendance, that “America stands tall.”

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The World in 2:00 – August 31, 2015

The World in 2:00

The Ukrainian parliament votes to devolve more powers to the occupied East, and Egypt discovers the largest gas reserve in the Mediterranean.

State To Release 7,000 More Pages Of Clinton Emails, 150 Messages Marked Classified

Hillary Clinton holds her first town hall meeting event of the 2016 campaign in Dover, New Hampshire. July 16, 2015. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

A State spokesman said that the 150 emails were not classified messages at the time Clinton sent or received them.

U.S. Deploys Reconnaissance Drones And Airmen To Latvia

The deployment will “assure our Latvian allies, NATO allies and European partners of our commitment to regional security and safety,” a Pentagon spokesperson said.

Justice: Disgruntled IT Officer Pleads Guilty To Sending Damaging Code

Nikhil Nilesh Shah will be sentenced in December.

NIH: Figuring How Eye Motion Sensors Work

The work is part of the National Eye Institute’s Audacious Goals Initiative.

Poll: GOP Would Shoulder Blame If Government Shuts Down

Senate Republicans (Photo by James Cullum)

44 percent said they would blame the GOP if Congress allows the government to shut down later this year.