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Trump to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq
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Pentagon To Commanders: Get Read To Draw Down
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TikTok to Reach Approximately 1.2B Users in 2021, Study Says
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Defense Secretary fired for lack of loyalty
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Lawmakers Slam Trump's 'Childish' 'Reckless' Firing Of His Fifth Defense Secretary
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Defense Secretary Mark 'Don't Call Me Yesper' Esper On His Way Out
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Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper
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'India will be most consequential partner for us,' says US Defense Secy at Atlantic Council
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