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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.

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Adm. Mike Mullen

Sep 28, 2011 — Anonymous Obama administration officials tell The Washington Post that the Joint Chiefs chairman overstated the ties between Pakistan's government and terrorist networks. An aide to Mullen says he "stands by every word of his testimony."
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Sep 23, 2011 — Officials there are responding to comments from the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff — who said "extremist organizations serving as proxies of the government of Pakistan are attacking Afghan troops and civilians as well as U.S. soldiers."
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Sep 22, 2011 — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the Pakistani government "actively and passively" supports groups that have been behind attacks in Afghanistan.
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Mar 31, 2011 — "We continue to degrade his military capabilities" and there's a good chance there will soon be "some cracking" in Moammar Gadhafi's military command, Gates says.
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Dec 2, 2010 — While the 2008 GOP presidential nominee doesn't think the Pentagon's new report adequately addressed the effects of a "don't ask, don't tell" repeal, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs says he's confident repeal is the right thing to do.
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