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President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and 'associated forces.' But the government won’t say who those forces are.

In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.” So who exactly are those associated forces? It’s a secret. Read more»

U.S. Army soldiers stand guard on a cell block inside Camp Five at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo detention center on Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that restores threatened Pentagon biofuels programs, issues new sanctions against Iran and changes U.S. detention policy for American citizens. Read more»