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Trump Makes Light Of Terrorists Who Killed U.S. Soldiers In Omarosa Tape
The president can be heard joking about the terrorists in Niger soon after 4 U.S. soldiers were killed.
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New Details Emerge About The Attack In Niger That Killed 4 U.S. Soldiers
A new report suggests the soldiers were greatly overpowered in an hours-long assault by militants.
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Making America Great Again—In Niger?
University Professor and Professor of International Relations,...
One wonders how many Niger-like tragedies it will take before we get the message.
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Army Sgt. La David Johnson Found Bound, May Have Been Executed In Niger: Report
Niger villagers recount finding Johnson's body with a large head wound.
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Mattis, Tillerson Want Blank Check To Wage Illegal War
Professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Congress must retain the power to authorize war, which is what the framers intended.
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Attention Senator McCain, I Have A Little Reading For You
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com Memo to Senator John McCain: Senator, the other day I noticed that, as chairman of the
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Donald Trump Throws U.S. Generals Under The Bus In Regard To Niger Attack
And that's not presidential, experts say.
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Trump Turns Niger Tragedy Into A Political Circus
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Over the last few weeks, Donald Trump has managed to turn the tragic story of the death of four American soldiers into an
Widow Of U.S. Soldier Killed In Niger: Trump's Call 'Made Me Cry Even Worse'
Myeshia Johnson confirmed the president told her that her husband “knew what he signed up for.”
Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call It 'Conspiracymongering'
The MSNBC host suggested Trump's travel ban may have caused the deadly ambush. Experts disagree.
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What The Hell Was This Rachel Maddow Segment?
"Everybody that I know is appalled by this."
Gold Star Mom: Trump's 'Ego' Fueled Insensitivity Toward Fallen Soldiers
Karen Meredith’s son Ken was killed in Iraq in 2003. She told us what it was like getting a letter of condolence from President George W. Bush and gave her reaction to President Trump’s comments following the deaths of four green berets in Niger.
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There's Still A Lot We Don't Know About The Attack In Niger That Killed 4 U.S. Soldiers
How did an ISIS-affiliated cell manage to outgun U.S. Green Berets?
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State Of Disgrace
Combat Veteran and Gold Star Family Member
Trump’s actions tarnish and permanently stain the reputations of all who carry out his orders.
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Kelly Weighs In On Trump's Call To Widow
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly defended President Trump’s call to a Gold Star family. During a press briefing, he slammed Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) for discussing the call publicly and stood by Trump’s message that the fallen soldier “knew what he signed up for.”
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3 U.S. Troops Killed, 2 Wounded In Ambush In Niger
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Pres. Donald Trump was briefed on the attack after his trip to visit victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
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This year we watched Aleppo, Mosul and the refugee crisis unfold, but there are many other conflict stories that went untold.
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