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US Fighters Buzz Iranian Airliner, Causing Injuries
US Orders Chinese Consulate in Houston Closed
  Trump Hints at Closure of More Chinese Consulates as China Fumes
Afghan Airstrikes Kill 45, Many Civilians
  US Forces Exit Two Bases in Nangarhar: Local Officials
Turks Move Deeper Into Iraq to Fight Kurds
  Iraq PM Won't Allow Threats to Iran From Iraqi Soil
Trump to Send Federal Agents to Multiple Cities
German DM: US Pullout a Cause for Concern
Officials Predict More Wargames, More Attention in Arctic
Senate Rejects Sanders Measure To Cut Pentagon Budget
item A 10 Percent Pentagon Cut Is a Down Payment on Restraint  by Benjamin H. Friedman
item Cold War Escapades in the Pacific  by Patrick Lawrence
item Israel's Jewish National Fund Is Uprooting Palestinians – Not Planting Trees  by Jonathan Cook
item How Totalitarianism Begins  by Andrew P. Napolitano
item It's Time to Demilitarize the Police  by Sen. Rand Paul
item Afghan Kid Geniuses Show the World That Afghanistan Is a Country Not a War  by Andrew Corbley

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China/Hong Kong
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North Korea
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IDF Soldier Killed, Officer Injured in Car Wreck Along Lebanese Border
Knesset Passes Coronavirus Law, Weakening Its Oversight of Government Decisions
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