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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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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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