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The U.S.S. Gravely destroyer is seen in the south Red Sea on Tuesday, Feb. 13. CENTCOM said U.S. forces repelled five Houthi attacks on Saturday. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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Charles McGonigal, a former special agent in charge of the FBI's counterintelligence division in New York, arrives at the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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President Biden speaks about the death of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Feb. 16. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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National security adviser Jake Sullivan, pictured at a White House briefing on Wednesday, spoke to Morning Edition about Russia's anti-satellite capability, U.S. aid to Ukraine and reports of the death of Alexei Navalny. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Jake Sullivan says the U.S. is engaging with allies, and Russia, on the space threat

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An undated photo shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink communications satellites into orbit. The Starlink constellation is made up of thousands of satellites that are difficult for adversaries to target. SpaceX hide caption

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Russia is working on a weapon to destroy satellites but has not deployed one yet

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets President Joe Biden upon his arrival in Israel shortly after Hamas' attack on Israel in October of last year. Israel's conduct of the war with Hamas is testing the relationship between Biden and Netanyahu. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Are Biden And Netanyahu Breaking On The War Between Israel And Hamas?

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People, rescuers and security forces gather around a vehicle hit by a drone strike, reportedly killing three people, including two leaders of a pro-Iran group, in Baghdad on Wednesday. Murtaja Lateef/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. drone strike kills a leader of an Iran-backed militia in Iraq

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An aerial view of migrants walk next to razor wire as they try to cross Texas border in El Paso, Texas this week to seek humanitarian asylum. Meanwhile a bill aimed at overhauling immigration is on the verge of collapse in Washington. Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu/Getty Images hide caption

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America's Immigration System Is Broken. Congress Can't Seem To Fix It.

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President Biden pauses in remarks in the State Dining Room on Feb. 6. Biden urged Congress to pass a Senate compromise bill with funding for the border, Ukraine and other national security priorities. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Central Command released this undated photo as part of its announcement of renewed airstrikes against Houthi targets on Saturday. U.S. Central Command hide caption

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend the dignified transfer of the remains of three U.S. service members killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Friday. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. hits Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for deadly strikes

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President Biden watches the dignified transfer of the remains of the three U.S. service members killed in the drone attack in Jordan, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Del., on Feb. 2. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the House Select Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party Committee on Wednesday. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas holds a press conference at a U.S. Border Patrol station earlier this month in Eagle Pass, Texas. House Republicans are trying to advance impeachment proceedings against the Secretary over what they say is his mismanagement of the border. Crossings have recently dropped dramatically. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Impeaching Mayorkas: High Crimes and Misdemeanors Or Politics As Usual?

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National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby answers questions during the daily White House press briefing on January 29, 2024 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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With 3 Soldiers Dead, The U.S. Tries to Avoid Direct Conflict With Iran

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A soldier takes a break during the "Eager Lion" multinational military exercises that the U.S. is part of in Jordan in September 2022. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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