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Lawmakers to press commander on troop levels for Afghan war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top American commander in Afghanistan faces skeptical lawmakers amid concerns that worsening security conditions demand a greater number of U.S. forces to ensure the gains made…

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Defense budget decision-makers are big recipients of industry funds

Congress has approved a defense policy bill that the president has signed each of the past 6 years, yet this year, it’s struggling. The House & Senate disagree over many of…

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