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News
Updated August 2, 2019 - 9:00 PM EDT
Divided Senate Approves Huge Military Budget
US Prepares Troop Cuts in Potential Taliban Deal
 
  Afghan Troop Numbers Drop in Crackdown on 'Ghost' Soldiers
  State Dept Wasted $100m on Afghan Camp Despite Early Warnings
John Ratcliffe Withdraws Name for Top Intel Post
 
  Justice Dept Won't Prosecute Comey Over Leaked Memos
  The Rise and Fall of Superhero Robert Mueller
Syria in Ceasefire With Rebel-Dominated Idlib
 
  Israel Attacks Village in Syria's Quineitra
Houthi Attacks in S. Yemen Kill 51, Saudis Blame Iran
N. Korea Conducts More Short-Range Missile Launches
US Officials Say ISIS a 'Global Threat,' but Focus on Africa
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item Israel Dodges UN Blacklist Despite Rise in Harming of Children  by James Reinl
item Shady Connections of a Retired US General Who Made It Rain in Iraq  by Zack Kopplin & Irvin McCullough
item Justin Raimondo's Courage Was Contagious  by Allan Stevo
item Can a New Think Tank Put a Stop to Endless War?  by David Klion
item Congress Finally Challenges the Cuba Travel Ban  by Peter Kornbluh

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Iran
Iran Says It's Ready for Worst in Battle to Save Nuclear Deal in Standoff With US
Russia Senses US Wants Pretext for Persian Gulf Conflict
US Renews Waivers for Iran Civil Nuclear Projects
Team Trump Turns to Lindsey Graham to Cut an Iran Deal
US Urges Germany to Reconsider Persian Gulf Mission
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Iran Says Sanctions Show US 'Afraid' of Top Diplomat
Iran President: US Sanctions on Foreign Minister 'Childish'
France Disagrees With US Sanctions on Iranian FM
Palestine/Israel
Netanyahu Appears to Confirm Israeli Missile Fire at Syrian Golan
PLO Says All Agreements With Israel Invalid After Israel's Violation
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Israeli Forces Kill Armed Palestinian Who Infiltrated From Gaza
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Yemen
UAE-Backed Official Killed in Houthi Strike
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Saudi Arabia
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Saudis Allow Women to Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval
Iraq
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Middle East
UN to Probe Attacks on Facilities in Northwest Syria
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Somalia
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Sudan
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Ethiopia
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Russia
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Europe
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The War at Home
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Koreas
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Kashmir
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Asia
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Venezuela
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Americas
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