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Updated December 27, 2019 - 9:51 PM EST
 Fearing US Policy Shift, Saudis Talking to Rivals
Defense Secretary Eyes Pullout From West Africa
Taliban Kills 15 Afghan Troops at Checkpoint
   Dozens of Afghan Peace Activists Kidnapped, Police Blame Taliban
  Trump Met With Navy SEALs Who Are Critical of Afghanistan War
  Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Makes 2019 Deadliest in Years for US
Iraq Protesters Reject PM Nominee
Turkey to Send Troops to Libya to Oppose Hafter
 Syria Warns of Operations to Stop US Stealing Syria's Oil
Iran, Russia, and China Hold Joint Naval Exercises
Israel Says Error to Blame for Killing Family of Nine
item The Christmas Truce of 1914 – Why There Is Still No Peace on Earth  by David Stockman
item Christmas: A Casualty of War  by Camillo Mac Bica
item When Will the Afghan War Architects Be Held Accountable?  by Daniel R. DePetris
item The Christmas Truce of World War I  by William Norman Grigg
item Silent Night
 by David R. Henderson
item The Christmas Truce of 1914:
Proof That Peace Is Possible
 by Thomas Knapp

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Car Bomb Attack Kills Eight in Northern Syria
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Middle East
Heavy Clashes Erupt Near Lebanon's Central Bank
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ToTok Removed From App Stores Amid NY Times Report Labeling It a UAE Spy Tool
Turkey Keeps Businessman in Jail Despite European Court Release Call
Russia's Most Advanced Fighter Plane, the Sukhoi SU-57, Suffers First Crash
Vladimir Putin Boasts Russia Is World Leader in Hypersonic Weapons
In a Big Shift, Russians Take to the Streets Over Everyday Complaints
Putin Rebuffs Western Criticism of 1939 Stalin-Hitler Pact
Russia Releases Japan Fishing Boats Detained Near Disputed Islands
'I'll Be Back' Within a Year, Ousted Bolivian Leader Morales Vows
Mexico Accuses Bolivia of More Harassment, Even as President Sees Let-Up
Venezuela Arrests 11 After Weekend Raid of Military Outpost: Maduro
Jair Bolsonaro Pardons Brazilian Police Who Used Violence
Morales Claims US Orchestrated 'Coup' to Tap Bolivia's Lithium
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The War at Home
Congress to Withhold Funding for Army's Indirect Fire Protection System Until It Delivers Plan
Pentagon Proposes Big Cuts to US Navy Destroyer Construction, Retiring 13 Cruisers
US Navy Proposes Decommissioning First 4 Littoral Combat Ships More Than a Decade Early
Pentagon Identifies Green Beret Killed in Afghanistan
Congress Weighs Closing Up No. 3 Office at the Pentagon
Unknown Armed Men Open Fire at Health Center in Kabul
Afghan Ministry of Finance Asks Govt-Run Bank to Pay Taxes in Advance
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Taliban-Controlled District in Nangarhar Cleared
Afghan Election Commission Registers Over 7,000 Complaints in Two Days
72 Paramilitary Companies to Be Pulled Out of Kashmir
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US Allows Pakistan to Commence With Military Training Program
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas to Break Up Christmas Eve Protest Chaos
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