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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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    • Pentagon Urges Greater Caution on Imminent Strike Against Syria

    • By: Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff, Peter Baker
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought on Thursday to slow down an imminent strike on Syria, reflecting mounting concerns at the Pentagon that a concerted bombing campaign could escalate into a wider conflict between Russia, Iran and the West.

    "Pentagon Urges Greater Caution on Imminent Strike Against Syria" is from the April 12, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff and Peter Baker and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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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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    • The Islamic State Just Took a Page from the 'Battle of Stalingrad'

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "The Islamic State Just Took a Page from the 'Battle of Stalingrad' " is from the June 29, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in U.S. Military

    • By: Abby Phillip, Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Dan Lamothe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday that he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, reversing an Obama administration decision to allow them to serve openly and drawing dismay and anger from advocates.

    "Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in U.S. Military" is from the July 26, 2017 Post Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Phillip, Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Dan Lamothe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to Face Most Serious Kind of Court-Martial in Army Desertion Case

    • By: Dan Lamothe, Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to Face Most Serious Kind of Court-Martial in Army Desertion Case" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dan Lamothe, Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • US, NATO Countries Begin Largest Military Exercise in Eastern Europe since Cold War

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "US, NATO Countries Begin Largest Military Exercise in Eastern Europe since Cold War" is from the June 7, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Soldier in Bloody Niger Mission Had Warned of Gaps, Defense Officials Say

    • By: Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The leader of an ill-fated team of U.S. soldiers in Niger last fall warned before the mission that his troops did not have the equipment or intelligence necessary to carry out a kill-or-capture raid against a local militant, according to preliminary findings of a continuing Defense Department investigation.

    "Soldier in Bloody Niger Mission Had Warned of Gaps, Defense Officials Say" is from the March 19, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • White House Yet to Approve Danger Pay for Troops in Niger, General Says

    • By: Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The White House has yet to approve a Pentagon request to provide imminent-danger pay to U.S. troops assigned to Niger, a top military commander said Tuesday, raising new questions about the support given to service members who are sent to West Africa to help in the fight against terrorist groups.

    "White House Yet to Approve Danger Pay for Troops in Niger, General Says" is from the March 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons Neff and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Feeling Forgotten by Obama, People in This Ohio Town Look to Trump With Cautious Hope

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Guy Ashmore knew this election was different because the signs were still up. Usually the only ones that remained after the votes were counted and the winner was announced were those wedged into the ground along the state roads or the forgotten billboards on the interstate.

    "Feeling Forgotten by Obama, People in This Ohio Town Look to Trump With Cautious Hope" is from the January 22, 2017 National 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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    • Hezbollah Has U.S. Armored Personnel Carriers. But How Did They Get Them?

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The armored personnel carrier, known as the M113, is one of the United States’ most ubiquitous armored vehicles and has been in service since the 1960s. The tracked semi-rhombus-shaped vehicle comes in numerous variants and can be outfitted to carry troops and artillery; its chassis was even used as the basis for a nuclear-missile carrier. It has appeared in every major U.S. conflict since the Vietnam War and is used by U.S. police departments and dozens of others countries’ militaries around the world.

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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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    • 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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    • The U.S. Flew Stealth Bombers Across the Globe to Strike ISIS Camps in Libya

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Dan Lamothe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said that the aircraft, known for their distinctive bat-like appearance, dropped more than a 100 bombs and hit two Islamic State encampments about 30 miles outside Sirte. The outposts were inhabited at least in part by fighters who had fled the city in the fall, and the operation was approved by President Obama, Cook said.

    "The U.S. Flew Stealth Bombers Across the Globe to Strike ISIS Camps in Libya" is from the January 19, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Dan Lamothe 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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    • Senior Islamic State Commander Said to Be Killed in U.S. Operation

    • By: Joby Warrick, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Greg Miller
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Senior Islamic State Commander Said to Be Killed in U.S. Operation" is from the March 25, 2016, US section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joby Warrick, Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Greg Miller and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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