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Biden Seeks Update for a Much-Stretched Law That Authorizes the War on Terrorism

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WASHINGTON — President Biden wants to work with Congress to repeal and replace a war authorization law passed shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks,...
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Officials Put ‘Unusual’ Limits on D.C. National Guard Before Riot, Commander Says

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WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials placed “unusual” restrictions on the D.C. National Guard before the Capitol riot, its commander told senators on Wednesday, saying the military...
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Biden Secretly Limits Counterterrorism Drone Strikes Away From War Zones

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has quietly imposed temporary limits on counterterrorism drone strikes and commando raids outside conventional battlefield zones like Afghanistan and Syria,...
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Where Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Taking the U.S.

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One day before the administration announced its decision on Saudi Arabia, Biden gave the first major indication of his presidency that he would be willing...
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Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation

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WASHINGTON — Americans who go into the military understand the loss of personal liberty. Many of their daily activities are prescribed, as are their hairstyles,...
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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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After 10 Months at Sea, a Giant Carrier Returns to a Changed Nation

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ABOARD U.S.S. NIMITZ, off California — When this aircraft carrier and its city-size crew departed Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., on April 27, George...
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A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

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The Taliban have recently issued orders to their fighters to stop foreign militants from entering their ranks. The orders, reported earlier by the Afghan channel...