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Pompeo Says He and Military Warned Russia on Bounties for Killing U.S. Troops

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he warned Russia against offering bounties for killing American and coalition troops in Afghanistan, even as President...
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Nixon Did Call the Military on Protesters. He Just Covered It Up.

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In the spring of 1971, Richard Nixon found himself in a situation not unlike President Trump’s. His approval rating was falling — in Mr. Nixon’s...
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Planned for a Year and Bigger Than First Thought: The Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program

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As Iran’s center for advanced nuclear centrifuges lies in charred ruins after an explosion, apparently engineered by Israel, the long-simmering conflict between the United States...
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Graduating West Point Cadets Isolate for Two Weeks Ahead of Trump Speech

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WASHINGTON — The graduating cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point have lived in Covid-19 quarantine for the past two weeks, confined...
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General Milley Apologizes for Trump Photo Op Role

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WASHINGTON — The country’s top military official apologized on Thursday for taking part in President Trump’s walk across Lafayette Square for a photo op after...
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Trump Rejects Renaming Military Bases Named After Confederate Generals

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President Trump responded to waves of demonstrations for racial justice on Wednesday by picking a fight over the legacy of the Confederacy, further inflaming the...
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Aggressive Tactics by National Guard, Ordered to Appease Trump, Wounded the Military, Too

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WASHINGTON — A white National Guard commander called the standoff in Lafayette Square “the Alamo,” implying that the White House was under siege. Black members...
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The Army Was Open to Replacing Confederate Base Names. Then Trump Said No.

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Monuments and memorials bearing the names of men who fought to preserve slavery and uphold white supremacy are facing a reckoning, as demonstrations against police...
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Milley, America’s Top General, Walks Into a Political Battle

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WASHINGTON — Gen. Mark A. Milley was never meant to be President Trump’s top military adviser. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had sent him to the...