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In a remote corner of eastern Africa, behind tiers of razor wire and concrete blast walls, it’s possible to get a glimpse of America’s unending war on terrorism.America’s War in Afghanistan Is Over. But in the Horn of Africa, Its War on Terror Rages On|W.J. Hennigan/Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti|September 30, 2021|Time
Instead, the troops carried out support missions, such as hanging coils of razor wire atop border fences and points of entry with Mexico in California, Arizona and Texas.Billionaire GOP Donor Bankrolls National Guard Border Deployment|W.J. Hennigan|June 30, 2021|Time
Armed with his M4 rifle, his first assignment was to provide security as other National Guard members erected a perimeter fence topped by razor wire at the Capitol.At the Capitol, National Guard troops reflect on their historic role|Joe Heim|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The Capitol, meanwhile, has been ringed by fencing topped with coils of razor wire, and defended by thousands of National Guard troops in camouflage.Threats of a QAnon-fueled March 4 attack create disruptions but little trouble. Researchers say police overreacted.|Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Ravenswood Generating Station is a three-block-long, approximately 27-acre rectangle hemmed in by a red-brick wall topped with razor wire.
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
As zealots poured in from Arkansas and Mississippi, a wire service reporter got punched in the ribs.
At that point, a tall, brown-haired man with wire-rimmed glasses came over to me, sat down, and peppered me with questions.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
On the day of the AFI dinner, Hitchcock receives a wire from Frank Capra, who is in Palm Springs.
That the weather being calm, he rowed round me several times, observed my windows and wire-lattices that defenced them.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
They require frequent cleaning with a long wire and a bit of tow, and in some large towns there are professional pipe-cleaners.
Wire Nails, Staples, &c., are made at Nettlefold's by machinery much in advance of what can ba seen elsewhere.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
I need fourteen wire ropes, all pulling in different directions, to hold me steady.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The Post Office arrangements were also of a very primitive character, nor was there any wire nearer than Thetford.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones