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    • You're in Charge, Now What?

    • The 8 Point Plan
    • By: Thomas Neff, James Citrin
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
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    Getting a new job or a big promotion is like building a house: You need to get the foundation right for both. With a job, the quick-drying cement is how well you do in your first hundred days, since they establish the foundation for long-term momentum and great performance.

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    • Solid, action-oriented advice

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    • A Drone Pilot's View of the Mission to Find "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "A Drone Pilot's View of the Mission to Find "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell" is from the October 18, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • An Operation in Niger Went Fatally Awry. Who Is the Army Punishing?

    • By: Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The Army has punished two members of the Special Forces team ambushed in Niger last October for their decisions before the mission and for insufficient training alongside their Nigerien allies in advance, according to military officials. Four others in their chain of command were also disciplined.

    "An Operation in Niger Went Fatally Awry. Who Is the Army Punishing?" is from the November 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Considers Closing Southern Border to Migrants

    • By: Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump is considering taking executive action to bar migrants, including asylum-seekers, from entering the country at the southern border, according to people familiar with the plan. The effort would be the starkest indication yet of Trump’s election-season push to play to his anti-immigrant base as his party fights to keep control of Congress.

    "Trump Considers Closing Southern Border to Migrants" is from the October 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale

    • By: John Ismay, Thomas Gibbons Neff, C.J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Late in the spring, Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State in Mosul discovered three unfired rocket-propelled grenades with an unusual feature — a heavy liquid sloshing inside their warheads. Tests later found that the warheads contained a crude blister agent resembling sulfur mustard, a banned chemical weapon intended to burn a victim’s skin and respiratory tract.

    "How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale" is from the December 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by John Ismay, Thomas Gibbons Neff and C.J. Chivers and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Quick Evacuation in Somalia Firefight Shows Disparity in U.S. Resources in Africa

    • By: Eric Schmitt, Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A medical evacuation helicopter reached five U.S. soldiers in Somalia on Friday roughly 20 minutes after they radioed that they were being shelled by Islamist militants, according to a military spokesman, a prompt response that underlines the disparity in U.S. military resources spread across Africa.

    "Quick Evacuation in Somalia Firefight Shows Disparity in U.S. Resources in Africa" is from the June 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Russian Special Forces Are Shaping the Fight in Syria

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "How Russian Special Forces Are Shaping the Fight in Syria" is from the March 29, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • NATO Soldier Killed as Concern Rises Over Afghan Insider Attacks

    • By: Mujib Mashal, Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    An Afghan commando opened fire on members of the U.S.-led NATO coalition in western Afghanistan on Monday, killing one and wounding two, officials said.

    "NATO Soldier Killed as Concern Rises Over Afghan Insider Attacks" is from the October 22, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Mujib Mashal and Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 'Band-Aid on a Bullet Wound': What America's New War Looks Like in Afghanistan's Most Violent Province

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    The future of the U.S. role in Afghanistan after a decade and a half of war has received little attention in the presidential campaign and debates. But the next administration will be bequeathed a strategy that is doing “just enough to lose slowly,” said Douglas Ollivant, a senior national-security-studies fellow at the New America Foundation.

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    • NATO Ships to Combat Migrant-Smuggling Networks in Aegean

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "NATO Ships to Combat Migrant-Smuggling Networks in Aegean" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Special Operations Forces in Africa Likely to Face Cuts in Major Military Review

    • By: Thomas Gibbons Neff, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    U.S. Special Operations forces are likely to be sharply cut in Africa as a result of a new Pentagon strategy that focuses on combating rising threats from Russia and China and, in turn, is driving a sweeping review of the nation’s elite commando missions.

    "Special Operations Forces in Africa Likely to Face Cuts in Major Military Review" is from the June 04, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Gibbons Neff and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Eric Schmitt, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The C.I.A. is expanding its covert operations in Afghanistan, sending small teams of highly experienced officers and contractors alongside Afghan forces to hunt and kill Taliban militants across the country, according to two senior American officials, the latest sign of the agency’s increasingly integral role in President Trump’s counterterrorism strategy.

    "A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan" is from the October 22, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Eric Schmitt and Adam Goldman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Two U.S. Navy Boats in Iranian Custody but Crew Will Be Returned 'Promptly'

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 1 min
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    "Two U.S. Navy Boats in Iranian Custody but Crew Will Be Returned 'Promptly'" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Missy Ryan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ISIS Used an Armed Drone to Kill Two Kurdish Fighters and Wound French Troops, Report Says

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    In a possible first-of-its-kind attack on Western forces, the Islamic State used a drone loaded with explosives to strike a Kurdish and French position in northern Iraq earlier this month, according to a report in the French newspaper Le Monde.

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    • Report: U.S. Aircraft Carriers' 'Unchallenged Primacy May Be Coming to a Close'

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Report: U.S. Aircraft Carriers' 'Unchallenged Primacy May Be Coming to a Close" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Pentagon Said It Wouldn’t Use Depleted Uranium Rounds Against ISIS. Months Later, It Did — Thousands of Times.

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Months after the Pentagon said it wouldn’t use a controversial type of armor-piercing ammunition that has been blamed for long-term health complications, U.S. aircraft fired thousands of the rounds during two high-profile air raids in Syria in November 2015, the Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday.

    "The Pentagon Said It Wouldn’t Use Depleted Uranium Rounds Against ISIS. Months Later, It Did — Thousands of Times." is from the February 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • WWII Pilots Used North Carolina Waters for Target Practice. Now Their Bombs Are Washing Ashore.

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The sudden appearance of two large, rusty and barnacle-encrusted World War II-era munitions on the beaches of Cape Hatteras, N.C., this summer have puzzled the area’s park rangers and local historians.

    "WWII Pilots Used North Carolina Waters for Target Practice. Now Their Bombs Are Washing Ashore." is from the July 27, 2017 Checkpoint section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Three Deaths Linked to Recent Navy SEAL Training Classes

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Adam Goldman, Dan Lamothe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Three Deaths Linked to Recent Navy SEAL Training Classes" is from the May 12, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Adam Goldman and Dan Lamothe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • San Bernardino Attacker Sought Guns from Friend to Avoid Arousing Suspicion, Official Says

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Adam Goldman, Mark Berman
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "San Bernardino Attacker Sought Guns from Friend to Avoid Arousing Suspicion, Official Says" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Adam Goldman and Mark Berman and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Amid Tensions, Russia Deploys Advanced Surface-To-Air Missile System to Crimea

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Amid Tensions, Russia Deploys Advanced Surface-To-Air Missile System to Crimea" is from the August 12, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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