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The long war against al-Qaeda isn't over

Iraq Open to US Drone Strikes on Terrorists

Muslim group blasted for planning mass demonstration on Sept. 11

US Troop Pullout Affects India-Pakistan Rivalry

Pakistanis protest over lethal crackdown in Egypt

US trolls knock al-Qaeda off Twitter

Why the White House blessed the recent Yemen drone strikes

Syrian War Fueling Attacks by Al Qaeda in Iraq, Officials Say

President Obama called on the military government in Egypt to stop "the cycle of violence and escalation" and said the US was canceling planned joint military exercises with Egypt; aid to Egypt has not been suspended, due to concerns about destabilizing the region. Secretary of State Kerry met with his Iraqi counterpart and warned of the threat posed by the al Qaeda network in Iraq and beyond. The US is trying to decide what to do with leftover military equipment in Afghanistan. Data systems at the Department of Energy were hacked in late July; it was the second such attack at DoE this year.

Obama's decision to cancel US-Egypt military exercise presents risks

NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds

The Killing Machines

Jordan Asks for Assistance in Securing Syrian Border

The White House said it opposes the Egyptian military's imposition of a state of emergency, and condemned the ongoing violence against protesters in Egypt. The State Department said US aid to Egypt is being reviewed in light of recent events. An Air Force unit that operates one-third of the land-based nuclear missiles in the US failed a recent safety and security inspection.

Sweden labelled 'high risk' before Obama visit

Terrorists turn to online chat rooms to evade US

Yemen drone strikes may revive war-powers battle between administration, Congress

Gen. Martin Dempsey, head of the Joint Chiefs, said the Syrian conflict has become a regional one "that stretches from Beirut to Damascus to Baghdad" and will not be resolved quickly or easily. He said the US is looking for ways to help bolster Jordanian defenses. Shelton Thomas Bell, 19, of Jacksonville, Fla., pled not guilty to charges relating to his jihadist activities, which included training and traveling with a juvenile to the Middle East last year to join al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

US eyeing Syrian opposition alliances, chemical weapons moves

Philippines - Increase in US Troops Not Permanent