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Clinton Joins Remaining Holocaust Survivors in Expanding DC Exhibit

Clinton Joins Remaining Holocaust Survivors in Expanding DC Exhibit
Elderly Holocaust survivors and the veterans who helped liberate them gathered for what could be their last big reunion Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Organizers chose not to wait for the 25th milestone because many survivors and vets may not be alive in another five or 10 years.
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Taxpayers Forced to Swallow Billions to Maintain Costly Overseas Military Bases

Taxpayers Forced to Swallow Billions to Maintain Costly Overseas Military Bases
The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says.
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US Tanks Finally Leaving Germany 70 Years After WWII

How long does it take for a war to be over? Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, U.S. tanks are finally leaving Germany.
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A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret Program

A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret Program
A case in New York could shed light on a small part one of the most secretive aspects of U.S. counterterrorism operations during the Bush administration: What became of terror suspects held by the CIA in its network of “black-site” prisons around the world? Or disappeared into foreign cells in extraordinary renditions?
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Filibustering is the New Black: Paul and Brennan Butt Heads Over Drones

During the show Wednesday, Rand Paul filibustered John Brennan to discuss Obama's extra-judicial killings and drones.
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$60 Billion Spent, Over $8 Billion Wasted In Our Unnecessary War In Iraq

$60 Billion Spent, Over $8 Billion Wasted In Our Unnecessary War In Iraq
Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost.
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Despite Being 'Out of the Detention Business,' at Least 20 CIA Prisoners Still Missing

Despite Being 'Out of the Detention Business,' at Least 20 CIA Prisoners Still Missing
In 2009, ProPublica’s Dafna Linzer listed more than 30 people who had been held in CIA prisons and were still missing. Some of those prisoners have since resurfaced, but at least 20 are still unaccounted for.
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Brennan Defends Drone Strikes, Even on American Citizens

Brennan Defends Drone Strikes, Even on American Citizens
CIA Director-designate John Brennan's vigorous defense of drone strikes to kill terror suspects — even American citizens — overseas is causing key lawmakers to consider lifting secrecy from what has become an important weapon in the fight against al-Qaida.
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Iraq War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Deaths

Iraq War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Deaths
The U.S. Department of Labor has fined The Sandi Group, a private security contractor, $75,000 for failing to file timely reports on the deaths of workers in Iraq as required by law.
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The Never-Ending, Non-Declared War on Terror Moves to North Africa

The Never-Ending, Non-Declared War on Terror Moves to North Africa
A U.S. military official says the Pentagon is considering setting up a drone base in northwest Africa to increase intelligence collection on Islamic militants in the region.
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