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Krishnadev Calamur is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees news coverage. He is a former editor and reporter at NPR and the author of Murder in Mumbai.
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U.S. Troops, Apache Helicopters Are Being Sent to Iraq to Fight in Mosul

April 18, 2016 The announcement came as U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced stop in Iraq on Monday. The Associated Press adds: Of the additional troops, most would be Army special forces, who have been used throughout the anti-Islamic State campaign to advise and assist the Iraqis. The remainder would include...

U.S. Ships Conduct Patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea

April 14, 2016 Defense Secretary Ash Carter said U.S. ships had already conducted patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, which China claims almost in its entirety. And, he added, U.S. troops and military equipment would be sent on regular rotations to the Philippines. Stars and Stripes reported that the two...

Deutsche Bank Joins Boycott of North Carolina Over LGBT Law

April 12, 2016 The German banking giant joins PayPal, other companies, as well as musical acts who are boycotting the state over a law that ends protections for gays, lesbians, and transgender people. #DeutscheBank freezes job expansion plans in #NorthCarolina due to state-wide legislation #HB2 https://t.co/34hh3v1sVg — Deutsche Bank (@DeutscheBank) April 12, 2016...

Deadly Shootings at Lackland Air Force Base

April 8, 2016 James Keith, a spokesman for the Bexar County, Texas, sheriff, said two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at the U.S. Air Force Base in San Antonio. Earlier, the department tweeted: We have two dead at Lackland Air Force Base, deputies are still inside the building — Bexar County...

The Shooting at the Capitol

March 28, 2016 This article has been updated. A gunman who drew and pointed a weapon at the Capitol Visitor Center’s northern screening facility was shot Monday, said Matthew R. Verderosa, the U.S. Capitol Police’s chief of police, prompting a lockdown of the Capitol Complex. Verderosa called the incident the “act of a...

What We Know About the Brussels Attacks

March 22, 2016 Updated on March 22 at 6:52 p.m. ET Here’s what we know so far: —There were two explosions at Brussels’s Zaventem airport at about 8 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET) and one on the city’s metro system. —The Belgian government’s Crisis Center said a dozen people were killed at...

Explosions Hit Brussels Airport and Metro Station, Killing at Least 26

March 22, 2016 Explosions have hit Brussels airport and a main metro station, Belgian officials say, and, according to news reports and the transit agency, at least 26 people have been killed. “What we feared has happened,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said during a televised news conference. “We were hit by blind...

When You Ask The Public, It Supports Apple Over the FBI — or Does It?

February 24, 2016 Two polls; two very different results. The findings reflect a divisive debate between Apple and the U.S. government over the iPhone 5c that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers. Fifty-one percent of respondents to a Pew Research Center poll, released Monday, said Apple should unlock the iPhone in...

FBI to Apple: It's About Justice, Not Precedent

February 22, 2016 The FBI’s director says the victims of the San Bernardino attack are owed a thorough and professional investigation—and that’s why the bureau wants to compel Apple to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the attackers. “The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or...

FBI Director: Apple Case Doesn’t Set Encryption ‘Precedent’

February 22, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The FBI’s director says the victims of the San Bernardino attack are owed a thorough and professional investigation—and that’s why the bureau wants to compel Apple to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the attackers. “The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or...