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Hagel Marks 10 Year Anniversary Of Iraq War

“Every man and woman who served in Iraq carries with them the scars of war.”

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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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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 31, 2014

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The Obamas celebrate Halloween, the UN dispatches its West African envoy to Burkina Faso and San Francisco celebrates its third World Series in five years.

Interview: Racial Inequality “A Major Factor” In South Carolina

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., President of the South Carolina NAACP spoke to TRNS after two former police officers pleaded guilty to excessive force by repeatedly tasering a 40-year-old black woman with mental disabilities.

Hagel Denounces Assisting Assad Regime

While immediate U.S. airstrikes in Syria have weakened the Assad regimes’ enemies, Secretary Hagel reaffirmed the Pentagon’s long term battle against the Assad regime

Interview With Rob Maness: Republican Candidate For Louisiana

While many Republicans have been endorsing Rep. Bill Cassidy, Maness says that they have also been launching a smear campaign against him.

DoD: The Scale Of Deployment Determined Monitoring Policy

The duration of deployment and number of troops to West Africa is driving the decision for a 21-day controlled Ebola monitoring policy, the Department of Defense said.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 30, 2014

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Protesters in Burkina Faso disrupt President Compaoré’s move to abolish term limits, and New York pledges assistance to returning Ebola health care workers.