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U.S. Naval Update Map: March 23, 2017

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups. Read more…

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Against the Islamic State, the U.S. Focuses on the Battle, Not the War

Washington's plan for fighting the extremist group ends in Mosul and Raqqa. Read more…

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What Prompted the Electronic Devices Ban

The new measures could disrupt the plot they’re likely responding to, but the arms race between bombmakers and aviation security officials continues. Read more…