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Soldiers who have gone AWOL and find themselves detained at Fort Bragg face a legal limbo of forced uncertainty that can extend from several months to a year or more. Some of them, however, are offered a free pass out of this military half-life -- but only if they agree to deploy to Afghanistan or Iraq.

Lebanon's Antiheroes
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Israel's 2006 military campaign in Lebanon was meant to injure and embarrass Hezbollah, but in the months since, the militant organization has only grown in popularity and prestige among many Lebanese.

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