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SitRep: Empty Seats in Trump Pentagon, State; U.S. General Readies ISIS War Plans; North Korea Readies Missile Tests

NATO Back and Forth; Russia and Turkey Team Up; Chinese Drones Make a Big Leap; And Lots More

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Situation Report: NATO Reacts to Trump; Russia Says U.S. in Bed With ISIS; and much more.

By Paul McLeary and FP Staff BRUSSELS -- The fallout continues from President-elect Trump’s bombshell comments over the weekend that the NATO alliance is “obsolete,” ...

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House Gives Trump More Ammo for ISIS claims

By David Francis and Adam Rawnsley Spin cycle: A new report from a House task force, formed by Republicans to investigate allegations that the U.S. Central ...

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Situation Report: Team Obama in sell mode; F16s and MRAPs for Iraq; Cyber chief warns of coming attacks; OPM hack hits Pentagon messaging; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Team America. After President Barack Obama practically demanded reporters ask him more questions about the deal struck with Iran ...

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Situation Report: The Deal is done; Israel unhappy; the coming Gulf spending spree; U.S. soldiers learning from Ukrainian troops; Pentagon studying transgender troops; lots of robot news; and more

By Paul McLeary and Adam Rawnsley It starts here. An agreement has been reached. After an intense 18 days of negotiation, six world powers and ...

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Situation Report: Waiting in Vienna; drones over Libya; Iranian-backed militias fly flags on U.S. tanks; Iraq says launching big op in Anbar, again; and lots more

By Paul McLeary and Adam Rawnsley Extended stay. There is still no deal between the P5+1 and Tehran on the future of Iran’s nuclear program, ...

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Situation Report: The politics of an Iran deal; numbers game in Syria; Taliban talks; a shrinking U.S. Army; Chechens in Ukraine; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Out of step. Even if the White House gets the deal with Tehran that it's looking for, actually implementing ...

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Situation Report: Iraq first, or Syria; moves at the Pentagon; top Yemen jihadist identified; bomb-blasting lasers for U.S. planes; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley New day, old tensions. For the first time in months, there’s some real tension building over where the U.S.-led ...

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Situation Report: No Iran deal yet; Obama to the Pentagon; U.S. drones over Somalia; Iraq accidentally bombs Baghdad; Russian military deals; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley On and on and on. The talks in Vienna grind on for another day between the P5+1 group and ...



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