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News
Updated August 1, 2019 - 9:40 PM EDT
US Prepares Troop Cuts in Potential Taliban Deal
 
  Pompeo Backtracks Afghan Withdrawal by 2020
  Dozens of Civilians Killed as Afghan Bus Hits Roadside Bomb
  NATO, Afghan Forces Kill More Civilians Than Taliban Does
Bolton: NK's Tests Didn't Violate Pledge to Trump
 
  North Korean Conducts More Short-Range Missile Launches
US Finds Allies Resistant To Join Gulf Fleet
 
  Germany Won't Join Strait of Hormuz Fleet
  US Sanctions Iran FM; Move Seen as Rebuke of Diplomatic Offer
US-Russia Arms Control Treaty to Expire Friday
Trump Says He Aims to 'Rein In' Intel Agencies
Judge Dismisses DNC Lawsuit Over RussiaGate
Israel to Approve a Surge in Settlement Construction
Viewpoints
item There's One Way to Stop Trump From Acting on Nuclear Threats  by Scott Ritter
item Economic Sanctions Will Kill Tens of Thousands of Innocent Iranians  by Muhammad Sahimi
item Activists Confront 2020 Candidates in Iowa About Drones and War  by Nick Mottern
item Could Donald Trump End the Afghan War?  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item DNI Nominee Intent on Getting to Bottom of Russiagate  by Ray McGovern
item Will Boris Johnson Defy US on Iran?  by Barbara Boland

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Dem Candidates Tussle Over Afghanistan, Nukes
Trump Says Will Look to Cut Defense Budget in Future
How Sisi's Egypt Hands Out Justice
US Has Intel That Osama bin Laden's Son Is Dead
Rights Groups Defend Journalist Greenwald After Threats in Brazil
 
Iran
NATO: No Mission Requested in Strait of Hormuz
Iran Says Prepared for Dialogue if Saudi Arabia Also Ready
Iran: Pompeo Offer to Visit Tehran a 'Hypocritical Gesture'
UAE and Iran Hold Rare Talks in Tehran on Maritime Security
Defense Minister Says It's 'Normal' for Iran to Test Missiles
Top US Admiral Nominee Says Foreign Partners Would Do Most of the Work in Persian Gulf Plan
Palestine/Israel
After Okaying Palestinian Homes, Netanyahu Vows Jewish Settlements Are 'Forever'
UN Lets Israel's Child Killers Off the Hook Again
Gaza Protester Dies as Israel Admits to Unjustified Killings
Facebook Defeats Appeal in US Claiming It Aided Hamas Attacks in Israel
Iraqi Politics
Iraq Monthly Roundup: 355 Killed or Found in Mass Graves
Turkish Airstrikes Fuel Fires in Northern Areas of Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Parliament Asked to Lift Immunity of 21 Lawmakers
Middle East
'Secret Embargo': Saudis Stops Turkish Exports From Kingdom
Differences Among Houthis Leave 10 Collaborators Dead
Egypt
Over 4,000 Egyptians Executed Since Sisi-Led Coup
Egypt Must End Rights Abuses of Political Prisoners: Amnesty
Egypt Says Offshore Gas Discoveries Bolster Cyprus Ties
Nigeria
ISIS Claims 25 Nigeria Soldiers Killed in Benisheikh Assault
Banned Nigerian Shi'ite Group Suspends Street Protests
Boko Haram Is 'Defeated,' Nigeria Insists, Blaming International Jihadists for Ongoing Insurgency
Sudan
Sudan's Military Rulers, Opposition to Hold Transition Talks Within 48 Hours: Opposition
Feared Sudan Paramilitaries Move Into Ousted Bashir HQ
Sudan: Hundreds Protest Killing of Students as Bashir Trial Set
Libya
Relatives of Abducted Libyan Anti-Haftar MP Fear for Her Safety
RFI: Libyan Pilot Who Landed in Tunisia Has Defected From Haftar's Forces
Algeria
Algerian Justice Minister Fired Amid Anti-Graft Investigations
Russia
Kremlin Critic to Putin: Allow Free Election or Face Weekly Protests
Trump Offers Putin Help With Siberian Wildfires: Kremlin
Mexico
Mexican Journalist Found Dead, With Signs of Torture, in Car Trunk
Mexican Newspaper Closes Print Edition After Attack
Guatemala
Guatemalans Protest Controversial US Migrant Pact
Canada Miner Apologizes for Violating Guatemala Protesters' Rights
Americas
Venezuela Government, Opposition Reopen Barbados Talks
Nicaraguan Opposition Slams Government's No Show at Talks
Four Inmates Suffocated to Death En Route From Site of Brazil Prison Massacre
 
The War at Home
Trump's Intelligence Director Nominee Is a Defense Industry Favorite
Rand Paul Says Trump Intel Pick Has 'Worrisome' Record on Surveillance
US Federal Death Penalty Protocol Faces Fresh Legal Scrutiny
Warren, Bullock Spar Over 'No First Use' Nuclear Policy
Buttigieg Pledges Afghanistan Withdrawal During First Year in Office
Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million Fine for Selling Hackable Surveillance Technology
Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as US Ambassador to UN
US Military
On Costliest US Warship Ever, Navy Can't Get Munitions on Deck
The US Military Spent $33 Million on Tech Known to Be Vulnerable to Chinese Cyberespionage
Navy SEAL Prosecutors to Be Stripped of Achievement Medals
The Worst Part About the Mold Crisis at Lackland Air Force Base Is How Unsurprising It Is
Marine General Slaps on the Wrist for His Toxic and Abusive Leadership
Pentagon No. 2 Confirmed by Senate
US Navy Jet Crashes in Death Valley National Park, Injuring 7
Koreas
China Hopes for Denuclearization Efforts by United States, North Korea
North Korea's Test Verified Combat Effectiveness of New Rocket System
No Plan to Change Upcoming South Korea-US Military Exercise: US Official
Japan Says North Korean Launch Didn't Reach Its Territory or EEZ
UN Security Council to Meet on North Korea Missile Launches
North Korean Man Crosses DMZ Into South: Military
China/Taiwan/Hong Kong
Hong Kong: Chinese Forces Gather at Border, White House Monitoring
China Halts Individual Travel to Taiwan
US, China to Keep Talking on Trade, Progress Elusive in Shanghai Meeting
After Historic Rocket Launch, Chinese Startup to Ramp Up Missions
Sign of the Times: China's Capital Orders Arabic, Muslim Symbols Taken Down
Afghanistan
US, Taliban Set to Finalize 'Agreement' Ahead of Intra-Afghan Peace Talks
Afghan Govt Rejects UN Report on Civilian Deaths
Afghanistan Names Team to Talk to Taliban, Expecting Swift US Deal to Leave
Khalilzad Heads to Doha, Hopes to Finalize Afghan Peace Deal
Former Intelligence Head Blames Taliban for Deadly Attack on His Office
Armenia Sends Another Group of Peacekeepers to Afghanistan
Kashmir
Kashmir: Terrorists in Kashmir, Maoists Recruiting Child Warriors: UN Secretary-General
Three Unidentified Militants Killed in Kashmir
Asia
News TV Blackouts in Pakistan Draw Fresh Accusations of Censorship
Tokyo Still Seeks Japan-North Korea Summit Without Conditions: Chief Cabinet Secretary
 
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7/30/2019
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Dave DeCamp
7/29/2019
MSM Coverage of Senate Intelligence Report Is Misleading

Ted Snider
3/05/2019
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Sheldon Richman
1/21/2019
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Lucy Steigerwald
8/15/2018
Plans To Memorialize a War Without End

David R. Henderson
6/19/2018
War-Fighting and the Loss of Liberty

Ran HaCohen
12/11/2017
Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid

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