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Updated February 21, 2020 - 8:34 PM EST
US, Taliban Agree Week-Long Afghanistan Truce
  Afghan Palace Won't Cooperate With US-Taliban Prisoner Exchange
Turkey Kills Over 50 Syrian Troops
  As Turkey Escalates in Syria, Growing Pressure for US to Get Involved
Pentagon: US Must Prepare for Military Clash With China
  Trump Blasts Proposed US Restrictions on Sale of Jet Parts to China
Fighting Escalates South of Yemen's Vital Hodeidah Port
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item Will Turkey Drag America Into a 'World War III Scenario' With Russia?  by Matthew Petti
item Duterte Does the Right Thing for a Change  by Walden Bello
item Why the US Is on the Brink of
All-Out War With Iran
 by Siamak Tundra Naficy

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Turkish Minister Says US May Send Patriot Systems to Turkey to Use in Syria's Idlib
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GOP Lawmaker Makes Unannounced Trip to NE Syria
Russia Accuses Turkey of Shelling Syrian Army to Help Militants
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