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Top Admiral Says Not Looking at Regime Change in North Korea

The head of U.S. Pacific Command told a House panel Wednesday that he needs more submarines and missile defense to counter North Korea’s growing threat.

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I was a U.S. Army officer, but nowadays, America feels like a foreign country to me

My family had fled the war in Vietnam. Yet here I was in Afghanistan, in a war in which I saw strong similarities.

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Assad Shrugs off Trump’s Strike, Uses Just-Hit Airbase to Bomb Rebels

Less than 24 hours after Tomahawk missiles pounded an airbase used in a chemical weapons attack, Assad regime warplanes are reportedly back in the air.

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What Trump Calls Strength, China Calls Stupidity

Donald Trump’s Syria strike may have upstaged Xi Jinping’s summit, but Beijing is only too happy to see the United States trap itself again in the Middle East.

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7 Ways U.S. Entry Into WWI Changed the World

100 years ago today, the United States entered the war to end all wars. The world has never been the same.

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