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The radical Islamic group Boko Haram has carried out a number of violent and deadly attacks in Nigeria. Their bombings and drive by shootings have killed hundreds of Nigerian civilians, both Christian and Muslim.
The Obama administration is beginning a new push for Senate approval of the 1982 U.N. Law of the Sea treaty, saying it's necessary to protect the Navy's right to carry out exercises off the coast of China.
The military’s senior uniformed officers underscored concerns about sexual assault in the ranks by dropping some required reading on commanders and leaders in the form of a “strategic direction” document.