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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan
US-Somali Raid Killed Civilians, Not Militants
US Used Diplomatic Flights To Arm Terrorists
  Pentagon's Concealment of Troop Levels Faces Mounting Criticism
Pak FM: Afghan Troops Sell US Arms to Taliban
  US Commander: Afghan Taliban Leadership All in Pakistan
  Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 13 in Southern Afghanistan
Saudis Admit Airstrike Killed 16 Yemen Civilians
Ceasefire on Syria-Leb Border, ISIS to Evacuate
Tal Afar Captured; 162 Killed in Iraq
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item Trump Derangement Syndrome & the American Left  by Justin Raimondo
item WikiLeaks: Hostile Is as Hostile Does  by Thomas Knapp
item Trump Out of Touch With Reality on Afghanistan  by Steve Chapman

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Israel Finalizes Deal for 17 More F-35 Stealth Fighters
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Israeli State Panel Proposes Special Status for 'Jew-Ish' Non-Jews – Letting Them Stay Longer in Israel
Occupation Forces Detain Two Palestinians
After Palestinians Petition, Israel Says It Will Remove Settlers From Hebron House
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French-Palestinian Prisoner Released in Gilad Schalit Exchange Re-Arrested
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Venezuela Shuts Two Radio Stations
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Guatemala Faces Crisis After President Turns on UN Man
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Trump Cybersecurity Advisors Resign, Citing His 'Insufficient Attention' to Threats
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Retired Admiral: Basic Training, Maintenance 'Stretched' on US Warships Overseas
Investigators Warned of Overworked Sailors Ahead of Navy Ship Crashes
With the USS John McCain Collision, Even Navy Tech Can't Overcome Human Shortcomings
71 of the Navy's T-45 Trainer Jets Could Not Evacuate Storm
Ongoing Myanmar Clashes Leave 96 Dead, Including 6 Civilians
Myanmar Troops Open Fire on Fleeing Rohingya Villagers
Gunfire Heard Near Bangladesh Border as Thousands Flee Myanmar Violence
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US Revises Assessment of North Korea Launch
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China Bans New Business With North Korea in Line With Sanctions
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New Law Needed to Allow Torture Victims to Sue Afghan Government: Activists
Uneasy Calm After 36 Die in India Riots Over Guru Verdict
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Three Missing After Japan Military Helicopter Loses Contact Over Sea of Japan
Buckingham Palace Attacker Had '4-Foot Sword,' Shouted 'Allahu Akbar'
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Belarus Opposition Leader Statkevich Jailed for 15 Days
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