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  American vets deal with different world post-9/11

Inside the operation to kill bin Laden

  Ret. Gen. Barry McCaffrey shares his thoughts on the military operation that led to the death of Osama bin Laden.

Joint CIA-military operation got bin Laden

  NBC's Robert Windrem reports that the go ahead for the attack on bin Laden went from President Obama to CIA chief Leon Panetta, who directed the joint military-Intel operation. Bin Laden was ID'd through facial recognition, initial DNA, and confirmation from his wife on the scene.

US Air Force general: Expand ties with Africa

The U.S. Air Force chief of staff told Africa's military leaders Tuesday that U.S. security interests on the continent are best served by building long-term partnerships with African nations and regional security organizations. Full story

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Tajikistan says 10 suspected militants killed

Arab League hopes for political deal in Libya

NATO fails to agree on taking over Libya mission

Obama, Libya and the authorization conflict

Italy pushes for NATO control of Libya mission

Libya says no bombardments since ceasefire

Comparing Obama's plan with his commission's

40 insurgents surrender in north Afghanistan: police

NYT: Afghan army mission turns into debacle

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  Cold open: March 31, 2011

Today NATO taught us how to name a military operation. "Odyssey Dawn" is now "Unified Protector." And House Speaker John Boehner wishes Someone, NATO, Anyone could protect him from the Idiocy of Eric Cantor.

  Viewers choice: Operation Odyssey Dawn

We tried to explain the bizarre rules at the Pentagon that led to the name "Odyssey Dawn" for the operation in Libya. You did your homework and sent us your suggestions for better names. Msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell brings you some of the best names.

  How military operations are named

Msnbc’s Thomas Roberts discusses military operations over the years – and how they get their names.

  Lawmakers criticize how US intervened in Libya

President Obama sent a letter to Congress Monday to inform lawmakers of the military operation in Libya. Rep. James Clyburn discusses why some are criticizing Obama’s moves.

  US may take military action in Libya

The international community is gearing up for possible airstrikes and other military operations inside Libya, but is it already too late to stop Moammar Khaddafy? Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses.

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