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Updated August 8, 2019 - 9:09 PM EDT
US Seizes Ship Delivering Food to Venezuela
 
  Venezuela's Maduro Halts Talks With Opposition After US Sanctions
India Cracks Down on Kashmir Protests, 6 Dead
 
  Pakistan Expels Indian Ambassador, Suspends Trade Over Kashmir
  Pakistan PM Warns India of War Over Kashmir
Taliban Suicide Truck Bomb Kills 14, Wounds 145
 
  Taliban Says Differences With US on Troop Pullout Resolved
US, Turkey Reach Deal on Safe Zone in N. Syria
New Cybersecurity Non-Profit Full of Russiagaters
Trump Demands S. Korea Pay Much More for Defense
South Yemen Separatists Seize Presidential Palace
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item Hiroshima and the New Arms Race – No Winners  by Robert Dodge
item Don't Underestimate Iran's Ability to Fight a Bloody War  by Pouya Alimagham
item Tulsi Gabbard Has Done the Unpardonable: Criticized US Global Hegemony  by David Bromwich
item Jammu and Kashmir Loses 'Special Status'  by Pieter J. Friedrich
item Give Guantanamo Back to Cuba  by Jacob G. Hornberger
item The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court  by Ramzy Baroud

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Yemen
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Sudan
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Afghanistan
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China
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