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Army Lt. Col. Jason Amerine testified to Congress last week about retaliation against whistleblowers. (Associated Press)

Green Beret working to free U.S. hostages gets caught in FBI web

When Lt. Col. Jason Amerine, a decorated Green Beret, took the big step last summer of contacting a member of Congress on the gnawing question of freeing American hostages, he never suspected the bureaucratic minefield that awaited him, especially from the FBI. Published June 14, 2015

President Barack Obama passes then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before delivering a policy address on events in the Middle East at the State Department in Washington on May 19, 2011. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Hillary Clinton think tank slams Obama on Islamic State strategy

A think tank with ties to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton issued strong criticisms Thursday of the Obama administration's strategy to combat the Islamic State, with analysts writing that the U.S. is "failing" and needs to change course. Published May 28, 2015

President Barack Obama, accompanied by then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, in this Sept. 12, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ** FILE **

Obama-Clinton Benghazi narrative rebutted by Defense Department report

At the very time President Obama, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top leaders were blaming spontaneous protests for the deadly Benghazi attack, the Defense Department broadly circulated a detailed intelligence report that said an al Qaeda-linked group planned the assault 10 days beforehand. Its goal was to kill as many Americans as possible. Published May 19, 2015

A female member of the U.S. armed forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo)

Navy SEALs see no barrier to women in combat ranks

U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command has found no barriers to integrating women into all-male SEAL teams, a finding that greatly increases the chances that Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will open the units to females by January. Published May 3, 2015