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Posted: February 27, 2014 at 5:09 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It is having an effect on the enemy and in some ways I think encourages them, and intelligence supports that.” Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who said Afghanistan’s refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may embolden the Taliban

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Front Section, Pages 5 on 02/27/2014