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How individual soldier fitness changed on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan

By Jim Gourley Best Defense physical fitness columnist Service members who've been to both theaters have long believed that you got fatter in Iraq and ...

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Insuring Against Terrorism, Without the Training Wheels

The federal backstop for the market expires Dec. 31.

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Little Bread, Lots of Circuses in Venezuela

As the country’s economy collapses around him, President Nicolás Maduro is building a staggeringly expensive monument to his mentor Hugo Chávez.

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In Pakistan, “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” Attitude Emerges

Pakistani girls and women used to be excluded from sports, but a revolution sweeping the country has given many female athletes hope for the future.

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If Americans took their military as seriously as they do their football…

...They'd understand why generals, like prominent university coaches, should not endorse political candidates. The coach at Kansas State had to be reminded of this. Keeper ...

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