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United States

Mad Dog, as in ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis: The Colorful History of a Great American Nickname (0)

Why Donald Trump Needs David Petraeus (0)

ISIS: Ohio State Attacker May Have Self-Radicalized, Officials Say (0)

Kerry Defends the Obama Administration’s Foreign Policy Legacy (0)

Trump Wants to Ban Flag-Burning. Here’s Why the Constitution Protects It. (0)

Trump Can’t Simply Strip Flag-Burners of US Citizenship (0)

General Direction: Donald Trump’s National-Security Team Takes Shape (0)

Report: Fix VA Benefits by Making Troops Buy Their Own Health Insurance (0)

Potential Conflicts Around the Globe for Trump (0)

Trump Calls Fidel Castro 'Brutal Dictator' As Others Pay Tribute To Late Cuban Leader (0)

Miami’s Cuban Americans Celebrate Fidel Castro’s Death (0)

In Miami, Castro’s Death Marked With Salsa Party, Tears and Free Cuba Libres (0)

Miami’s Cuban Exiles Cheer a Long-Awaited Day (0)

Americans Keep Looking Away From The Election’s Most Alarming Story (0)

US Officials Defend Vote as Accurate Amid Hacking Fears (0)

Trump Transition Team Appoints 2, Split on Secretary of State (0)

Trump’s Parade of Retired Generals (0)

Can the US Really Disengage from the World? (0)

What’s So Great About American World Leadership? (0)

Don't Give Up On Serving the Nation (0)

President, Defense Secretary Make Thanksgiving Calls to Service Members (0)

How Trump Won the Troops (0)

Trump Allies Raise Doubts on Romney as Secretary of State (0)

House to Consider bill to Honor World War II OSS Heroes Next Week (0)

The Disruptive Career of Michael Flynn, Trump's National-Security Adviser (0)

From Daughter of Immigrants to Trump’s UN Pick (0)

Trump Turning Away Intelligence Briefers Since Election Win (0)

How Military Efforts Helped Bring About Thanksgiving (0)

What Trump May Not Know About the Generals He’s Eyeing for Top Positions (0)

Retired General James Mattis Seen as Leading Candidate for Defense Secretary (0)

General David Petraeus Opens Door to Trump Administration (0)

Trump’s Comments on Clinton Raise Questions About Justice Department Independence (0)

Trump Drops Threat of New Investigations Into Clinton (0)

What the Farage Ambassador Row Could Mean for UK-US Relations (0)

The Other Michael Flynn (0)

Donald Trump: US to Quit TPP on First Day in Office (0)

Trump Summons TV Figures for Private Meeting, and Lets Them Have It (0)

Trump Lays Out Day-One Agenda (0)

Trump Rejection of Pacific Rim Trade Pact Rued in Asia (0)

Ambush Killings of Police Officers Has Hit a 10-year High (0)

Terrorism / Counterterrorism

IS / ISIS / ISIL

ISIS: Ohio State Attacker May Have Self-Radicalized, Officials Say (0)

ISIS’s Second-In-Command Hid In Syria For Months. The Day He Stepped Out, The US Was Waiting. (0)

Iraqis in Liberated Mosul District Wave White Flags (0)

Israeli Military Kills 4 ISIS-Linked Militants in Golan Heights (0)

Israeli Military Kills 4 IS Militants in Syria After Ambush (0)

Mosul Christians: IS are 'Grandsons of Satan' (0)

In Mosul Campaign, Reported Civilian Deaths in US Strikes Climb (0)

Death Toll in Iraq Bombing Claimed by IS Rises to 73 (0)

US Sailor Killed in Syria Was Explosives Specialist (0)

Experts Urge Southeast Asian Leaders to Gauge Threat from Regional, Returning IS Supporters (0)

First US Service Member Killed in Syria Was A Bomb Disposal Technician (0)

As Iraqi Forces Push Into Mosul, Civilians Clamor for Food, Water (0)

NGO: Iraq Forces Must Open Safe Routes for Mosul Residents (0)

Waking Up to the Truth About the Sunni Awakening (0)

France Foiled Suspected IS Plot Directed From Abroad (0)

Australian IS Recruiter Neil Prakash 'Still Alive' (0)

Turkey's Push to Expand Safe Zone in Syria Risks Slowing Fight Against ISIS (0)

Turkish Warplanes Strike Islamic State Targets in Syria's al-Bab (0)

First US Service Member Killed in Syria Fighting the Islamic State (0)

American Is Killed in First Casualty for US Forces in Syria Combat (0)

ISIS Bomb Aimed at Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq Kills at Least 80 (0)

IS Car Bomb Kills 56, Including 20 Iranians, in Iraq (0)

One by One, ISIS Social Media Experts Are Killed as Result of FBI Program (0)

Shia Pilgrims Among 77 People Killed in IS Attack in Iraq (0)

Attack Claimed by Islamic State Kills Scores of Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq (0)

IS Claims Suicide Truck Bombing in Iraq: At Least 70 People Dead (0)

Iraq Commanders Weigh Tactical Shift in Mosul (0)

The Islamic State Has Been a Catastrophe for Sunnis (0)

Iraq Told Civilians to Stay in Mosul. Now They’re Paying With Their Lives. (0)

Ex-French Legionnaire Named by US as Key Figure in IS Paris Attacks (0)

Iraq

Iraqis in Liberated Mosul District Wave White Flags (0)

Mosul Christians: IS are 'Grandsons of Satan' (0)

Iraq's Parliament Adopts Law Legalizing Shi'ite Militias (0)

Iraq Makes Militias Official Despite Abuse Claims (0)

In Mosul Campaign, Reported Civilian Deaths in US Strikes Climb (0)

Death Toll in Iraq Bombing Claimed by IS Rises to 73 (0)

As Iraqi Forces Push Into Mosul, Civilians Clamor for Food, Water (0)

NGO: Iraq Forces Must Open Safe Routes for Mosul Residents (0)

Waking Up to the Truth About the Sunni Awakening (0)

Australian IS Recruiter Neil Prakash 'Still Alive' (0)

ISIS Bomb Aimed at Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq Kills at Least 80 (0)

IS Car Bomb Kills 56, Including 20 Iranians, in Iraq (0)

Shia Pilgrims Among 77 People Killed in IS Attack in Iraq (0)

Attack Claimed by Islamic State Kills Scores of Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq (0)

IS Claims Suicide Truck Bombing in Iraq: At Least 70 People Dead (0)

Iraq Commanders Weigh Tactical Shift in Mosul (0)

Iraq Told Civilians to Stay in Mosul. Now They’re Paying With Their Lives. (0)

Mosul’s Front Lines: Scenes of Flight (0)

Scenes of Panic as Hundreds of Iraqis Flee Mosul (0)

Mosul Completely Surrounded by Iraqi-led Troops, Paramilitary Forces Say (0)

Iran Positioning Shiite Militias in Iraq as Regional Expeditionary Force (0)

As Shiite Forces Near Tal Afar, ISIS Militants Hasten Escape to Syria (0)

US Airstrikes from Carrier Eisenhower Top 1,000 Against ISIS in Iraq and Syria (0)

'Crude' IS Chemical Weapons Could Wreak Havoc on Mosul (0)

Scenes of Flight From Mosul’s Front Lines (0)

Afghanistan

Afghan Vice President Accused of Assaulting Rival and Taking Him Hostage (0)

Finally, Afghanistan Trying to Penetrate and Purge High-Level Corruption (0)

Afghan Air Force to Field Black Hawks in Place of Mi-17s (0)

Mosque Attacks Signal Expanding IS Presence in AF-Pak Region (0)

Islamic State Again Strikes at Afghan Shiites, Killing at Least 30 (0)

Afghanistan Mosque Attack: 30 dead, ISIS Claims Responsibility (0)

Afghanistan Kabul Mosque Suicide Attack Kills Dozens (0)

Afghanistan: Taliban Peace Talks Fade From View (0)

Suicide Blast Kills Dozens of Shi'ite Muslim Worshipers in Kabul (0)

Afghan Official: Suicide Bomber Kills 27 in Shiite Mosque (0)

Inside the Quest to Save Afghanistan’s Bactrian Gold (0)

US Drone Strike Kills Top IS Commander in Afghanistan (0)

No Justification for War Crimes Probe of US Forces in Afghanistan, US Says (0)

Afghanistan Fires 7 From Cabinet in Intensifying Political Crisis (0)

Officer Testifies That Soldier Was Shot During Search for Bergdahl (0)

Al-Qa`ida’s Comeback in Afghanistan and its Implications (0)

ICC: US Forces, CIA May Have Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan (0)

ICC Prosecutors: US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan (0)

Latest Afghan Attack Raises Perplexing Questions on Security (0)

US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan, Prosecutor Says (0)

Middle East / North Africa

Iran Considers Naval Bases in Yemen, Syria (0)

Plight of Houthi Rebels Is Clear in Visit to Yemen’s Capital (0)

Egypt’s High Court Overturns Life Sentence for Ousted President Morsi (0)

The Middle East Has Some Questions for Donald Trump (0)

No Extension of Yemen Truce, Saudi-led Coalition Says (0)

US Pursuing Yemen Peace After Fragile Truce Expires (0)

Women Leaders in an Arab World Still Plagued by Inequality (0)

Egypt Court Quashes One of Morsi's Life Sentences (0)

Investigators: Killing of 3 US Soldiers in Jordan Appears to Have Been Deliberate (0)

Donald Trump's Middle East Policy Choices: Charting a Steady Course (0)

Monkey Attack Sets Off Tribal Clashes in Libya, Killing at Least 20 (0)

Hezbollah Stirs Controversy with Military Parade in Syria (0)

How the Iranian-Saudi Proxy Struggle Tore Apart the Middle East (0)

Jihadists, Insurgents Plundering State Arsenals Across Sahel (0)

Video Shows 3 US Soldiers Being Shot In Jordan (0)

Coalition Launches 48-Hour Cease-Fire in Yemen (0)

Arab Coalition Declares 48-hour Yemen Truce (0)

Shelling of Market in Yemen's Taiz Kills 21 (0)

AFRICOM's Hunt for ISIS Militants Stretches Across Libya (0)

US Investigates Deaths of 3 Soldiers in Jordan as Possible Terrorism (0)

Hezbollah Has US Armored Personnel Carriers - How Did They Get Them? (0)

Yemeni Troops Push Rebels Back in Western City (0)

Yemen War Raises Questions of War Crimes Against Civilians (0)

Yemeni Bankers Get in Trouble Over a Customer, Al Qaeda (0)

What Is the US Intelligence Picture in Libya? (0)

Editorials / Opinions / Analysis / Forecasts / Interviews

Why Donald Trump Needs David Petraeus (0)

Threatening Cuba Will Backfire (0)

Trump Wants to Ban Flag-Burning. Here’s Why the Constitution Protects It. (0)

Trump Can’t Simply Strip Flag-Burners of US Citizenship (0)

Who for Secretary of State? (0)

General Direction: Donald Trump’s National-Security Team Takes Shape (0)

A Dictator Dies a Failure (0)

The Soldier Donald Trump Called a Traitor (0)

Farewell to Cuba’s Brutal Big Brother (0)

Fidel Castro and Dead Utopianism (0)

Potential Conflicts Around the Globe for Trump (0)

Fidel Castro’s Venezuela Obsession (0)

With One Castro Gone, What Will the Other Castro Do? (0)

The Life and Times of Fidel Castro (0)

Why South Vietnam Was Defeated (0)

Kaliningrad: What NATO Fears Most (0)

The "Warrior Monk" As Secretary of Defense (0)

Europeans Confront a New, Zero-Sum World (0)

NATO's Perfect Storm: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin (0)

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis, (General, USMC, Retired): Can He Be A Civilian Leader? (0)

Americans Keep Looking Away From The Election’s Most Alarming Story (0)

South Korea: The Crisis in Seoul and Risks to the Region (0)

Four Ways Donald Trump Can Deter Beijing in the SCS (0)

Waking Up to the Truth About the Sunni Awakening (0)

China's Maritime Strategy on the Horizon (0)

Europe

US Approves Possible Sale of JASSM-ER Missiles to Poland (0)

Finger Pointed at Russians in Alleged Coup Plot in Montenegro (0)

Europeans Confront a New, Zero-Sum World (0)

A Candidate Rises on Vows to Control Islam and Immigration. This Time in France. (0)

France Foiled Suspected IS Plot Directed From Abroad (0)

EU Leaders 'Not Bluffing' Over Brexit Terms, Warns Malta's PM (0)

Incoming EU President Malta Signals Tough Brexit Talks With UK (0)

Migrant Crisis: Turkey Threatens EU with New Surge (0)

Erdogan: Turkey to Open Border if EU Continues its Threats (0)

Turkey and EU Near Breaking Point in Membership Talks (0)

Ex-French Legionnaire Named by US as Key Figure in IS Paris Attacks (0)

Finland's Defense Minister Worried by Tensions in Baltic Sea (0)

Jihadists 'Plot Christmas Market Attacks' (0)

Two Suspects Freed in France Terror Plot Probe (0)

15,000 More Public Workers Are Fired in Turkey Crackdown (0)

Cyprus Peace Talks End With Each Side Blaming the Other (0)

Key Figure in Paris, Brussels Attacks Slapped With Sanctions (0)

US Warns of ISIS Holiday Season Attacks at European 'Festivals, Outdoor Markets' (0)

'Terror Risk' at Christmas Markets in Europe (0)

France Detains 7, Saying It Has Thwarted a New Terrorist Attack (0)

Warning Update: Kurdish Terrorism in Europe (0)

Five Ways President Trump Will Reduce the Danger To America Of War In Europe (0)

United Kingdom

EU Leaders 'Not Bluffing' Over Brexit Terms, Warns Malta's PM (0)

Incoming EU President Malta Signals Tough Brexit Talks With UK (0)

What the Farage Ambassador Row Could Mean for UK-US Relations (0)

British PM Dismisses Trump's 'Extraordinary' Suggestion of Nigel Farage as Ambassador to US (0)

Trump Poised to Push Nafta Changes, Pressure Mexico on Trade (0)

UK Rejects Trump's Call to Make Nigel Farage US Ambassador (0)

UK: Hundreds of NHS Staff and Patients Referred to Controversial Counterterrorism Program (0)

Trump May be Mr. Brexit. But His Election Could Scramble Britain’s Post-EU Plans. (0)

Global Trumpism: Why Trump's Victory Was 30 Years in the Making and Why It Won't Stop Here (0)

UK's May to Germany's Merkel: Brexit Preparations Are 'on Track' (0)

Britain Set to Purchase $1 Billion in Advanced US Predator Drones (0)

UK’s May Defends Against Widening Calls for Brexit Details (0)

Royal Navy to Lose Missiles and Be Left Only With Guns (0)

Does the Brexit Memo Matter? (0)

There's Still No Brexit Plan, Leaked Memo Claims (0)

UK Government 'Doesn't Recognize' Brexit Memo (0)

UK Government Has No Overall Plan for Brexit, Leaked Memo Cited by BBC Says (0)

May: UK Must Respond to World Transformed by Brexit, Trump (0)

Boris Johnson 'Positive' About Trump Victory (0)

EU Rift Exposed: UK, France Skip Emergency Summit on Trump (0)

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