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Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: Trump threat to use military on protesters ‘very dangerous’

© Greg Nash BY MARTY JOHNSON Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey has joined the dissenting voices of retired generals who have criticized President Trump for his handling of

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Kenya-Somalia fail to end border row, now headed to The Hague

The search for an out-of-court solution for the Kenya-Somalia dispute over their common border has hit a snag, paving the way for a legal battle at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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