Dan Lamothe

Washington Post

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Dan Lamothe  is a national security reporter for the Washington Post, where he also anchors its military blog, Checkpoint.

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The ice is melting in the Arctic and now places previously unreachable are accessible. There are valuable resources up there that countries like Russia, China, and the U.S. all want.

Could there be a new Cold War in the Arctic?

The ice is melting in the Arctic and now places previously unreachable are accessible. There are valuable resources up there that countries like Russia, China, and the U.S. all want.

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The Pentagon announced today that some 400 US Army Rangers and Marines have arrived in Syria, preparing for the upcoming battle to liberate Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State's…

US sends Marines to support Raqqa assault

The Pentagon announced today that some 400 US Army Rangers and Marines have arrived in Syria, preparing for the upcoming battle to liberate Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State's…

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