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Pentagon could open itself to costly litigation if US pulls out Afghanistan this year

Despite the signing of the Doha agreement last February that called for a full drawdown of US troops and personnel from Afghanistan by May 1, the Department of Defense issued nearly a billion dollars in contracts to 17 different companies related to work in Afghanistan past the withdrawal date. There are currently some 18,000 contractors in the country, of which 6,350 are American citizens.

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US Navy plans to send assessment team

The US Navy in the Middle East plans to send an assessment team of dredging experts to the Suez Canal as soon as Saturday to advise local authorities attempting to free the gigantic container ship which has been stuck there since Tuesday, according to two defense officials.

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Opinion: Sidney Powell's ridiculous defense

Sidney Powell, the former Trump lawyer who famously threatened to "release the Kraken" in her quest to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has now formally responded to Dominion Voting Systems' $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against her in a way that may surprise some who have followed Powell and her longstanding and vehement commitment to conspiracy theories.

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CNN's Berman: Ex-Trump lawyer's defense might explode your brain

Right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell is claiming in a new court filing that reasonable people wouldn't have believed her assertions of fraud as fact after the 2020 presidential election. CNN's Elie Honig breaks down why he doesn't think this defense will work legally.

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Trump's last defense secretary blames Trump for Capitol riot

CNN's Andrew McCabe reacts to former acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller, who was in the office during the US Capitol riot, saying that he sees "cause and effect" between former President Donald Trump's speech and the insurrection on January 6th, 2021.

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