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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Is Bergdahl Exchange Really Unprecedented?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Pentagon's lawyer said the deal to swap the Army sergeant for Taliban prisoners wasn't a first, citing the release of an Army pilot in Somalia. But the man who engineered that release disagrees.

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Bergdahl Swap Was 'Extraordinary Situation,' Hagel Says

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told skeptical lawmakers that a "unique set of dynamics" prevented the White House from telling Congress about the deal to swap Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for Taliban prisoners.

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With Airport Attack, Pakistani Taliban Show Off Their Reach

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Pakistani Taliban aren't nearly as well-known as the Afghan Taliban. But they've carried out many major attacks, such as the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, and have further destabilized Pakistan.

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@CIA Tweets; Internet Explodes In Not-So-Covert Sarcasm

Friday, June 06, 2014

The agency has probably been on Twitter before, but its first public tweet was cloaked in tongue-in-cheek humor.

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70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-Day

Friday, June 06, 2014

Some 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy and began the liberation of France from Nazi occupation during World War II. World leaders, including President Obama, gathered to mark the anniversary.

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The Triple Crown: Can California Chrome Win It All?

Friday, June 06, 2014

One win away from the first Triple Crown in 36 years. We’ll look at horse racing now, and California Chrome.

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Pope Replaces Financial Watchdog's Board

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The five Italians who were replaced were associated with the Vatican's discredited old guard. The new members are from four countries, and include a former Bush administration official.

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In A First For Britain, A Secret Trial For Terrorism Suspects

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."

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Tea Party Still Packs A Punch: How It Happened In Mississippi

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Political observers declared the Tea Party dead in May after it lost every major GOP primary it contested. Sen. Thad Cochran's performance against his Tea Party rival makes that judgment seem rash.

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Stumped Politician Phones Merkel On TV Quiz Show, Gets Voice Mail

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Wolfgang Bosbach, a political ally of the German chancellor, called her twice when he was stuck on the celebrity version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

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Israel Criticizes U.S. Decision To Deal With Palestinian Government

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

The new Palestinian unity government includes the militant group Hamas, which Israel and the U.S. view as a terrorist organization.

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Chat With Us About Code Switch

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Members of the Code Switch team are participating in an hour-long live chat to dish about our version of the Conversation On Race.

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Alexander Shulgin, The 'Godfather Of Ecstasy,' Dies At 88

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Shulgin's contribution to research into psychedelic compounds is immense. By his own count, he created nearly 200 psychedelic compounds, often testing them on himself.

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Administration Defends Bowe Bergdahl's Release Amid Criticism

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

President Obama said that regardless of the circumstances of the Army sergeant's capture by the Afghan Taliban, "we still get an American soldier back if he's held in captivity."

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A Cut That Won't Heal Transforms One Woman's View Of Obamacare

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tammy Boudreaux was uninsured in December, and not sure that she wanted any part of HealthCare.gov. Ultimately she persevered to sign up for a health plan. We checked back to find out why.

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Obama Seeks $1 Billion To Boost U.S. Military Presence In Europe

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

His comments in Europe come amid simmering tensions with Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

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New Mix: Premieres From Jenny Lewis, My Brightest Diamond, Elephant Stone, More

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

The latest episode of All Songs Considered features music that reflects on the passage of time, including incredible songs from singers Jenny Lewis and My Brightest Diamond's Shara Worden.

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In Bowe Bergdahl's Release, As Many Questions As Answers

Monday, June 02, 2014

The release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five senior members of the Taliban has been cheered as well as criticized. A look at why the move has been so polarizing.

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Narendra Modi: From Humble Start To India's Likely Prime Minister

Friday, May 16, 2014

In a country known for political dynasties, Modi's rise has been stunning. He's praised for making his Gujarat state an economic powerhouse, but religious riots there in 2002 leave some uneasy.

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VA's Shinseki 'Mad As Hell' Over Alleged Delays At Facility

Thursday, May 15, 2014

At issue are accusations of delayed treatment and preventable deaths at the VA hospital in Phoenix. Eric Shinseki, the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is testifying before a Senate panel.

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