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What a Soldier Killed in Niger Left Behind by ORA DeKORNFELD, TAIGE JENSEN and CORA ENGELBRECHT


By ORA DeKORNFELD, TAIGE JENSEN and CORA ENGELBRECHT

Jenna was relieved when her boyfriend, a U.S. Special Forces soldier, told her he was deploying to Africa, rather than to a war zone like Iraq or Afghanistan. So when he was killed in an ambush in Niger by Islamic militants, she was devastated. The fragments that he left behind — voicemails, notes and a lost letter — are all that remain of their imagined future.

Published: February 16, 2018 at 07:00PM

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President or Luxury Towers: Either Way, Trump Is the Rage in India by MARIA ABI-HABIB and ERIC LIPTON


By MARIA ABI-HABIB and ERIC LIPTON

President Trump’s eldest son is headed to India on a sales trip for the family’s real estate business. Indians are star-struck by a family both rich and famous.

Published: February 16, 2018 at 07:00PM

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‘An Endless War’: Why 4 U.S. Soldiers Died in a Remote African Desert by RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, HELENE COOPER, ERIC SCHMITT, ALAN BLINDER and THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF


By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, HELENE COOPER, ERIC SCHMITT, ALAN BLINDER and THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF

More than 16 years after 9/11 spurred a broad fight against terrorism, some Americans say it’s time to look at how the country is deploying its forces.

Published: February 16, 2018 at 07:00PM

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