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  • Focus Drones over America: public safety benefit or 'creepy' privacy threat?

    Drones are not just for tracking terrorists abroad. Some 327 are authorized to fly in US airspace – most for military training. But as their numbers grow, so is domestic scrutiny.

  • Famous US Special Forces operations

    Here are six of the most famous successful American special operations missions in recent memory.

  • Five ways 9/11 has transformed the US military

    The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, fundamentally transformed the way the United States military wages war. With the invasion of Afghanistan and, months later, Iraq on the heels of 9/11, the wars have caused the Pentagon to rethink the way it fights, how it spends money in times of crisis, and what it values in both its highest and lowest-ranking commanders. The Monitor asked experts to weigh in on the Top 5 ways in which 9/11 has changed the US military.
    09/09/2011 04:55 pm

  • Where Men Win Glory

    An exploration of the life and death of football star and US Army enlistee Pat Tillman.
    10/07/2009 01:00 am

  • What has happened to other captured soldiers?

    Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl is only the second American service member taken hostage in Afghanistan since 2001. Soldier abductions have been rare in Iraq, too.
    07/21/2009 01:00 am

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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