Pentagon To Detail Plans For Arming Syrian Kurds Fighting ISIS

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Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green has withdrawn his nomination to be secretary of the Army. Opposition was building against Green among Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee over statements Green made that critics called insensitive toward Muslims. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

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The Call-In: Your Stories About Veterans Affairs

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, in February. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Days In, Trump's Generals Seen As A Moderating Force

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Kara Dethlefsen, an active-duty Marine, attends the monthly food pantry at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base near San Diego. Her husband is also a Marine. She says the food assistance is helping them get ready for his transition back to civilian life. The couple has a 4-month-old daughter. Dorian Merina/KPCC hide caption

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Historian Says The U.S. Is 'Losing Hearts And Minds In Afghanistan'

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Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About The President's Power To Wage War

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President Trump, joined by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left), speaks during a bilateral meeting with the Chinese president in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 7. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Fighter jets onboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson off the disputed South China Sea on March 3. The carrier was recently ordered to "report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean," instead of sailing for Australia as planned. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Trump's Gunboat Diplomacy In Asia May Prove Quite Different From Syria

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Trump's Options After Syria Airstrike

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Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing visits Arlington National Cemetery in 1925. Pershing led the U.S. forces in World War I, the moment when the American military first displayed its might in a major foreign war. The U.S. military suffered heavy losses, but it also expanded dramatically, modernized and became more professional under Pershing's command. Library of Congress hide caption

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At A Hefty Cost, World War I Made The U.S. A Major Military Power

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U.S. And Iraqi Forces Set To Deploy New Tactics In Mosul

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Civilians In Mosul Remain Trapped

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U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Airstrikes That Residents Say Killed More Than 100 Civilians

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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, regroup on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the ISIS bastion of Raqqa on Feb. 21. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

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Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar served three tours in Afghanistan. She now lives in Austin, Texas, and works as an executive coach and consultant. Penguin Group USA hide caption

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A Purple Heart Warrior Takes Aim At Military Inequality In 'Shoot Like A Girl'

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Former CIA officer Sabrina De Sousa is close to a deal with Italian authorities, according to a former Republican congressman. Barbara L. Salisbury/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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