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Pentagon Admits Far More Troops in Afghanistan
  DOD: We Lowballed Number of Troops in Combat Zones for Years
2nd Day in a Row, US Strikes Kill Afghan Civilians
  Afghan Officials Deny AP Report of Being in Contact With Taliban
  Pakistan Parliament Unanimously Condemns US Allegations
US Hits Highway to Block ISIS Evacuation Convoy
  US Slams ISIS Families Evacuation, Demands Fighters All Be Killed
Trump: Talking With N. Korea Is 'Not the Answer'
Latest Saudi Strike Kills Five Yemen Civilians
US Troops Risk Inflaming Somali Clan Conflict
US Sends Warplanes to Baltic Amid 'Fear' of Russia
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item Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan  by Justin Raimondo
item Battlefield America Is the New Normal  by John W. Whitehead
item US Airstrikes Are Wiping Out Entire Families in Yemen and Syria  by Darius Shahtahmasebi

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Israel to Advance Plans for 3,000 Settlement Homes: Report
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Jordan Refuses to Accept Israeli Ambassador's Return
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The War at Home
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Value of Trump's Brand Up in Middle East, His Gulf Partner Says
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Berlin Tegel Airport Closed by WW2 Bomb, Flights Land at Berlin Brandenburg
Ukraine Preparing to Deport Russian Journalist for 'Propaganda'
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