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U.S.-Backed Libyan Forces Take Islamic State Strongholds in Sirte

U.S. special operations assisted by calling in airstrikes.

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SitRep: CENTCOM Cooked Books on ISIS; U.S. Commandos in Libya

Turkish General Asks to Stay in U.S.; Navy Officers Dinged For Iran Flap; And Lots More

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U.S. Combat Troops Move Closer to the Frontlines in Libya

The elite forces calling in airstrikes there are at greater risk than ever before of being hurt or killed in the intractable conflict.

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SitRep: China On The Move Everywhere, Taliban Truce With ISIS

Including Silicon Valley; U.S. War Anniversary;; Vets and Trump; And Lots More


Trouble in the Wild East

The border town of Ben Guerdane is a haven for smugglers. Locals would like to keep it that way.

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SitRep: Obama to the Pentagon; Turkish Coup Fallout in Syria

Aleppo Surrounded; A Look at U.S. Strikes in Libya; And Lots More

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DC Metro Cop Accused of Helping the Islamic State

Officials said the officer was never a threat to the Metro system.

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SitRep: Drones, Special Ops Help in Libya Strikes; Navy Spy Trial Set

The Long Reach of ISIS; China Makes Its Case; And Lots More

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