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A Brief and Glorious History of America’s Canine Warriors

Military dogs like the one made famous by the raid in Syria have a long pedigree

A photo of Conan, a female Belgian Malinois military working dog.
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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi likely died with the sound of one of America’s most fearsome warriors still ringing in his ears.

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Jared Keller

Jared Keller

Deputy editor at Task & Purpose. Other words for Aeon, The Atlantic, LARB, Pacific Standard, TNR, Slate, Smithsonian, the Village Voice, and elsewhere