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    • Bolton Requested Military Options to Counter Iran

    • By: Eric Schmitt, Mark Landler
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    WASHINGTON — Senior Pentagon officials are voicing deepening fears that President Donald Trump’s hawkish national security adviser, John Bolton, could precipitate a conflict with Iran at a time when Trump is losing leverage in the Middle East by pulling out U.S. troops.

    "Bolton Requested Military Options to Counter Iran" is from the January 14, 2019 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and Mark Landler and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Bolton Puts Conditions on Syria Withdrawal, Suggesting a Delay of Months or Years

    • By: David E. Sanger, Noah Weiland, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, appeared Sunday to roll back Trump’s decision to rapidly withdraw from Syria, laying out conditions for a pullout that could leave U.S. forces there for months or even years.

    "Bolton Puts Conditions on Syria Withdrawal, Suggesting a Delay of Months or Years" is from the January 06, 2019 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger, Noah Weiland and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • United States Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Two U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked Islamic State training camps outside of Surt, Libya, overnight, the Pentagon said Thursday.

    "United States Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya" is from the January 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Trump’s Seesawing on Libya Creates Opening for Russia

    • By: Jo Becker, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Last March, the Pentagon’s top general for Africa made a rare trip to Capitol Hill, bearing a sobering double-barreled warning.

    "Trump’s Seesawing on Libya Creates Opening for Russia" is from the February 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Obama Expands War With Al-Qaida to Include Al-Shabab in Somalia

    • By: Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt, Mark Mazzetti
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Obama Expands War With Al-Qaida to Include Al-Shabab in Somalia" is from the November 27, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt and Mark Mazzetti and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Not a ‘Department of No,’ New Defense Chief Turns Trump’s Demands Into Policy

    • By: Julian E. Barnes, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    WASHINGTON — When it was first announced last spring, President Donald Trump’s proposal for a new Space Force was resisted by the Pentagon and ridiculed by late-night comics who envisioned Luke Skywalker in the military. But it found a champion in Patrick M. Shanahan, the...

    "Not a ‘Department of No,’ New Defense Chief Turns Trump’s Demands Into Policy" is from the December 24, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Julian E. Barnes and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Eastern Europe, Militaries Gird Against Russian Might and Manipulation

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Soon after a U.S. Army convoy crossed Poland’s border into Lithuania during a major military exercise this month, two very strange things happened.

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    • Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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    À Paris, dans les années soixante, Momo, treize ans, mal aimé par son père, triste et solitaire, se lie d'amitié avec le vieux Monsieur Ibrahim, épicier philosophe de la rue Bleue. Sur une composition arabisante d'Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, une relation d'amitié qui dépasse les croyances et les générations et nous initie à la tolérance.

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    • Two Years In, Trump Struggles to Master Role of Military Commander

    • By: Helene Cooper, Peter Baker, Eric Schmitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    WASHINGTON — He canceled a trip to a cemetery in France where American soldiers from World War I are buried. He did not go to the observance at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day. He has not visited U.S. troops in Iraq or Afghanistan.

    "Two Years In, Trump Struggles to Master Role of Military Commander" is from the November 16, 2018 U.S section of The New York Times. It was written by Helene Cooper, Peter Baker, Eric Schmitt and Mitchell Ferman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Mexican Military Runs up Body Count in Drug War

    • By: Azam Ahmed, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Mexican Military Runs up Body Count in Drug War" is from the May 27, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Azam Ahmed and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • La rêveuse d'Ostende

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Pierre Arditi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
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    Pour guérir d'une rupture sentimentale, un homme se réfugie à Ostende, ville endormie face à la mer du Nord. Sa logeuse, la solitaire Emma Van A., va le surprendre en lui racontant l'étrange histoire de sa vie, où se conjuguent l'amour le plus passionné et un érotisme baroque. Superbe mystificatrice ou femme unique ?

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    • With Loss of Its Caliphate, ISIS May Return to Guerrilla Roots

    • By: Margaret Coker, Eric Schmitt, Rukmini Callimachi
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Its de facto capital is falling. Its territory has shriveled from the size of Portugal to a handful of outposts. Its surviving leaders are on the run.

    "With Loss of Its Caliphate, ISIS May Return to Guerrilla Roots" is from the October 18, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Margaret Coker, Eric Schmitt and Rukmini Callimachi and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Senators, Furious Over Khashoggi Killing, Spurn President on War in Yemen

    • By: Gardiner Harris, Eric Schmitt, Helene Cooper, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    WASHINGTON — Furious over being denied a CIA briefing on the killing of a Saudi journalist, senators from both parties spurned the Trump administration on Wednesday with a stinging vote to consider ending U.S. military support for the Saudi-backed war in Yemen.

    "Senators, Furious Over Khashoggi Killing, Spurn President on War in Yemen" is from the November 28, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Gardiner Harris, Eric Schmitt, Helene Cooper and Nicholas Fandos and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump gets a Russia Opening, but the Path is Risky

    • By: David E. Sanger, Eric Schmitt, Michael R. Gordon
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump, who has pledged to reset relations with Russia, may have been tossed a lifeline Friday by President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader, skilled at keeping several steps ahead of his adversaries, announced that he would not retaliate in kind against the Obama administration for imposing new sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats from the United States.

    "Trump gets a Russia Opening, but the Path is Risky" is from the December 31, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger, Eric Schmitt and Michael R. Gordon and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • American ISIS Suspect Is Freed After Being Held More Than a Year

    • By: Charlie Savage, Rukmini Callimachi, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The Trump administration has freed an American citizen whom the military imprisoned without trial for more than 13 months as a suspected Islamic State member, U.S. officials said Monday. His release brings a close to a legal saga that raised novel issues about the scope of the government’s national security powers and individual rights.

    "American ISIS Suspect Is Freed After Being Held More Than a Year" is from the October 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage, Rukmini Callimachi and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • 2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Navy criminal authorities are investigating whether two members of the elite SEAL Team 6 strangled an Army Green Beret in June while they were in Mali on a secret assignment, military officials say.

    "2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali" is from the October 29, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • La nuit de feu

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
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    À vingt-huit ans, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt entreprend une randonnée dans le grand sud algérien. Au cours de l'expédition, il perd de vue ses compagnons et s'égare dans l'immensité du Hoggar. Sans eau ni vivres durant la nuit glaciale du désert, il n'éprouve nulle peur mais sent au contraire se soulever en lui une force brûlante. Poussière d'étoiles dans l'infini, le philosophe rationaliste voit s'ébranler toutes ses certitudes. Un sentiment de paix, de bonheur, d'éternité l'envahit. Ce feu, pourquoi ne pas le nommer Dieu ?

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    • Intercepts Solidify CIA Assessment That Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

    • By: Julian E. Barnes, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The CIA has evidence that Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince, communicated repeatedly with a key aide around the time that a team believed to have been under the aide’s command assassinated Jamal Khashoggi, according to former officials familiar with the intelligence.

    "Intercepts Solidify CIA Assessment That Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing" is from the December 02, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Julian E. Barnes and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Navy SEALs Investigated in Green Beret’s Death Also Under Scrutiny in Theft

    • By: John Ismay, Eric Schmitt, Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Archie Montgomery
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Two Navy SEAL commandos under investigation in the strangling of an Army Green Beret soldier in June in Mali have also been under scrutiny in the theft of money from a fund used to pay confidential informants, according to three service members briefed on the matter.

    "Navy SEALs Investigated in Green Beret’s Death Also Under Scrutiny in Theft" is from the November 13, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by John Ismay, Eric Schmitt and Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • Israel Strikes Iran in Syria and Loses a Jet

    • By: Isabel Kershner, Anne Barnard, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Israel clashed with Syrian and Iranian military forces Saturday in a series of audacious cross-border strikes that could mark a dangerous new phase in Syria’s long civil war.

    "Israel Strikes Iran in Syria and Loses a Jet" is from the February 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Isabel Kershner, Anne Barnard and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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