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Gordon Lubold

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Gordon Lubold is a Pentagon reporter for the Wall Street Journal. He is a former reporter for Politico, the Christian Science Monitor and Military Times.

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Last month, President Trump unexpectedly tweeted that "the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

White House sets rules for military transgender ban

Last month, President Trump unexpectedly tweeted that "the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

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President Trump has granted the CIA authority to conduct lethal drone strikes once again, rolling back limits President Obama imposed on the agency's paramilitary operations.

CIA back in charge of targeted killing business

President Trump has granted the CIA authority to conduct lethal drone strikes once again, rolling back limits President Obama imposed on the agency's paramilitary operations.

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This week, the Pentagon gave President Trump its  best-laid plans  to accomplish his campaign promise to accelerate the crushing of ISIS.

The defeat of ISIS: Not if… but when

This week, the Pentagon gave President Trump its best-laid plans to accomplish his campaign promise to accelerate the crushing of ISIS.

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