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Trump Admin. Mulling Nuke Test, 1st Since 1992
  US Withdraws From Open Skies Treaty
  Envoy: US Will Spend Russia and China Into Oblivion in Nuke Race
  State Dept: New START Talks Between US, Russia Have Begun
US May Attack Venezuela-Bound Iranian Tankers
  US Concerned by Growing Iran-Venezuela Ties
  Two Years of Escalations of US-Iran Tensions
Trump Extends 2003 'National Emergency' on Iraq
US Clears UAE Arms, Despite Evidence of Past Violations
China Slows Defense Spending Despite Tensions With US
JP Morgan: Lockdowns Failed to Alter Course of Pandemic
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item William Kristol, the Flaming Neocon, Is Looking to Reinvent Himself as a Dissenter  by Bill Hughes
item Israel's Likud Party Played the Long Game Toward Annexation  by Thomas W. Lippman
item The US Brags About Health Aid to Africa While Bombing Its Nations  by Nick Turse
item Tom Cotton Leads Way to Confrontation With China  by Ivan Eland
item Forgotten Origins of the Palestinian Catastrophe  by Joseph Massad

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