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Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange

Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange
ProPublica and The Virginian-Pilot are exploring the ways children of Vietnam veterans may be affected by a parent's exposure to Agent Orange. The Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledges that direct exposure to Agent Orange and other defoliants may lead to negative health consequences for veterans. Some veterans’ service organizations, including the Vietnam Veterans of America, have expressed concern that exposure has also led to health issues in the children of veterans.
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How America Invites Terrorism

How America Invites Terrorism
Do our arms sales contribute to increased militarization of other countries, or does the militarization encourage more business with the United States?
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Behavior of Military Lawyer in Boondoggle HQ Inquiry Under Scrutiny

Behavior of Military Lawyer in Boondoggle HQ Inquiry Under Scrutiny
An investigation released last week into why the U.S. military built a $25-million headquarters in Afghanistan that it never used condemned the behavior of one officer in particular: the top commander‘s lawyer.
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Iran and US Reach Historic Agreement for Nuclear Prevention (JCPOA): Obama Video

Iran and US Reach Historic Agreement for Nuclear Prevention (JCPOA): Obama Video
Speaking from the Rose Garden, President Obama lays out the details of a historic framework with Iran that will prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. April 2, 2015.
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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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