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In one of many examples, a 2007 Government Accountability Office report found that 110,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles and 80,000 pistols bought by the United States for Iraq’s security forces could not be accounted for.
This is one of many reasons to suspect that the 1.45 million tally might understate the real quantity of weapons disbursements during a long run of years when the Pentagon played the role in Afghanistan and Iraq of small-arms provider.
A new study shows how the American military failed at the soldier’s most basic responsibility: keeping track of firearms.
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China has refused to recognize the court ruling on a case brought by the Philippines. Japan called on China to adhere to it, saying it was binding, but Beijing responded by warning Japan not to interfere.
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$100 isn't what it used to be, and there is surprising variation in what $100 will buy state-by-state.
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As part of beefed-up security operations in France, some 700 schools and Jewish synagogues and 1,000 mosques are under military protection.
Two knife-wielding jihadists broke into a French church during mass Tuesday — brutally murdering a 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat before they were killed by police, according to re…
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Two Chinese aircraft landed on disputed reefs and Beijing's coast guard reportedly blocked a Filipino boat from a contested shoal, in acts of defiance after a landmark ruling found China's vast claims in the South China Sea legally baseless.
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Feeling like I'm getting ripped off, and nothing I can do about it.
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"Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism." - Joe Biden
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Look forward to this happening at a bank near you soon.  People who save their money are constantly being squeezed.  When will bankers be held responsible?
Bitfinex, the digital currency exchange in Hong Kong that reported a bitcoin theft last week, has decided to shave a little over 36 percent from its customers' accounts and assets to make up for losses from the compromise.
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“But I can’t imagine why, if someone’s on the terrorist watchlist, you wouldn’t wanna keep an eye on them.”
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'We are not underestimating anything with regard to security,' Brazil's sports minister said of next month's Olympic Games.
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