Militarization

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in a statement released today, extended his deepest condolences to the family of Royal Jordanian Air Force pilot First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kassasbeh, who “was brutally murdered after being taken captive by [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] terrorists.”

Hagel said the “horrific, savage killing is yet another example of ISIL's contempt for life itself.”

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Between 2014 and 2023, the United States expects to spend $355 billion to modernize its nuclear arsenal. In subsequent decades, even higher expenditures are envisioned.

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The Obama administration claims to have killed 6,000 Islamic State fighters, but the military worries that tallying up the dead will bring up bad memories of the lost war in Vietnam.

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