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Updated November 18, 2020 - 9:55 PM EST
Pentagon Sets Drawdowns in Afghanistan and Iraq
 
  DM: Afghan Forces Already 96% Independent
  President Trump Could Withdraw Most US Troops From Somalia
President Trump Sets Tripwire for Attack on Iran
 
  Iran Vows 'Crushing' Response to US Strike
  Iran FM: Biden Can Lift Sanctions With Three Executive Orders
Israel Attacks a Wide Range of Targets In Syria
Resolution To End War in Yemen To Be Introduced
 
  Saudis Offer Ceasefire if Houthis Accept Buffer Zone
  G20's Saudi Arms Sales Three Times as Much as Aid to Yemen: Oxfam
US Bombers Enter China's Air Defense Zone
 
  US Navy Planning to Form New Fleet in Indo-Pacific to Face China
  State Dept to Release Cold War-Style Papers on China's Rise
  Biden Says US and Allies Must Counter China's Influence in Trade
Turkey's Parliament OKs Peacekeepers for Azerbaijan
Ethiopian PM Vows 'Final' Offensive in Tigray Region
Pentagon: No Successful Audits Until at Least 2027
DoJ Asserts Unreviewable Discretion to Kill US Citizens
Viewpoints
item Could Joe Biden Get Even Tougher on China Than Donald Trump?  by Bonnie Kristian
item A Typical Democratic Official on the Pentagon and War  by William J. Astore
item Biden Signals Flexibility on North Korea, but Peace Groups Are Wary  by Tim Shorrock
item Donald Trump Isn't Gone Yet and
I Already Miss Him
 by Doug Bandow
item The Next Administration Needs a Saudi Reset  by Daniel DePetris
item The Clock Starts Now: Biden Must Make the Right Signals to Iran on Nuke Deal  by Trita Parsi

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Frontline
'Vicious Cycle of Militarism': Biden's Team Criticized for Ties to Arms Industry
France Defies European Court Ruling Upholding Right to Boycott Israel
Biden May Review Plans for Troop Withdrawal From Germany: German Minister
 
The War at Home
Former Green Beret Charged With Russian Espionage to Enter Plea
Marines Prep for Possible War in Europe During Massive East Coast Training Exercise
A Navy Destroyer Just Shot Down an ICBM Target for the First Time
Female Combat Deaths Don't Erode War Support, Study Finds
US Navy Begins Testing Logistics Drone Prototype
Muslim Pro Prayer App Cuts Ties With Tech Firm After US Military Buys User Data
Dems Send Pompeo Letter Demanding Information on Palestinian Village Demolition
US Air Force Prepares for Its First Information Warfare Exercise
Afghanistan
Top Dem Calls Trump's Afghan Drawdown ' Right Policy Decision' as Others Warn of 'Mistake'
NATO Chief Warns of High Price if Troops Leave Afghanistan
Pentagon Watchdog: Taliban Has Conducted 'Small Number' of Attacks on US-Led Coalition
German Defense Leaders Have 'Feelers Out' on Sudden US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
12 Security Force Members Killed in Badakhshan: Source
Three Wounded in Faryab Car Bomb Explosion: Afghan Official
Afghan, Pakistani Officials Discuss Key Trade Agreement in Kabul
Pakistan
Pakistan Protests Called Off After Deal With Govt to Downgrade Ties With France
Pakistan's Governing PTI Poised to Form Govt in Kashmir's Gilgit-Baltistan
China/Taiwan
Former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Calls for 'Targeted Reciprocity' in US-China Trade
Limited Impact Seen From Trump Investment Ban on Military-Linked Chinese Firms
Taiwan Grounds F-16s After Second Fighter Accident in Less Than a Month; Plane Missing
North Korea

Half-Nephew of Kim Jong UN in CIA Custody, Report Says

Germany Accuses Russia, China of Stalling Over North Korea Fuel Sanctions
Thailand
At Least 41 Hurt at Thailand Protest: Medics
In Pictures: Thai Police Fire Tear Gas at Pro-Democracy Rally
Asia
Japan, Australia Reach Security Pact Amid Fears Over Disputed South China Sea
US Security Adviser O'Brien to Visit Vietnam This Week
Nagorno-Karabakh
Pompeo Welcomes Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire, Urges for Political Solution
Nagorno-Karabakh Talks Over Ceasefire 'Ambiguities' to Take Place Wednesday: France
Armenia, Azerbaijan Exchange Troops' Bodies After Ceasefire
Russia
Navalny Files Defamation Suit Against Kremlin Over Spying Claims
Russia to Build Naval Base in Sudan, Ushering in New Foothold in Africa
Greece
Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up March Marking 1973 Uprising
Greece Says It Is Willing to Take Second-Hand F-35s as Part of an Urgent Request
Europe
German Officials Ban Anti-Lockdown Protest Near Parliament
Lithuania Signs for Up to Six UH-60M Helicopters From US
French Rights Activists Protest Proposed Curbs on ID'ing Police
Thousands Protest Slovakia's Coronavirus Restrictions
Bosnia Arrests Former Serb Policeman Over Killing of 51 Civilians
Bulgaria Blocks EU Membership Talks With North Macedonia
 
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Three Killed in Attacks
Iraqi Military Says Four Rockets Hit Baghdad's Green Zone
Iraqi PM Discusses Future of Cooperation With the US-Led Coalition With Pompeo
Rights Group Condemns Iraq for Execution of ISIS-Linked Men
Syria
Israel Strikes Syria After Finding Bombs Along Its Frontier
US Denies Russian Reports of Major Syria Troop Withdrawal
US Offers to Repatriate Foreign Nationals Held in Northeastern Syria
Palestine/Israel
Palestinian Authority to Resume Coordination With Israel
Hamas Livid as Palestinian Authority Restores Security Ties With Israel
Scores of Israelis Evicted From Former Settlement in West Bank
A Year Before Gantz Is Set to Succeed Netanyahu, Both Express Doubt It'll Happen
Netanyahu's Son Compares Israeli Kibbutz Movement to Nazi Germany
EU Mission Visits Site of Planned Israeli Settlement Expansion; Heckled by Right-Wing Israelis
Is the UAE About to Invest in Israeli Settlements?
Netanyahu and Rivlin Phone to Congratulate Biden, Calling Him 'President-Elect'
91% of Israelis Think Joe Biden Will Support Israel, New Study Finds
Iran
US Moves F-16 Fighter Jet Squadron From Germany to UAE Amid Iran Tensions
Saudi Minister Says Nuclear Armament Against Iran 'An Option'
US Border Agents Detained Iran-Linked Travelers Unlawfully, Emails Show
Yemen
Clashes Between Government, Separatists Kill About 50
UAE-Backed Militias Block Cabinet Meet in Socotra
Lebanon
Crisis-Weary Beirut Residents Defy New Lockdown Despite Covid Surge
'No Free Lunch' for Lebanon Any More, Donor States Warn
Middle East
Pompeo in Turkey for Fraught Visit With No Official Talks
Saudi Activists Tell UK MPs of Brutal Conditions Facing Political Detainees
Jordanian King Heads to UAE for Trilateral Summit With Emirati, Bahraini Leaders
Ethiopia
US Condemns Tigrayan Leaders for Attacking Eritrea
Ethiopia Freezes Bank Accounts Linked to Tigray Leaders: TV
UN Says 'Full-Scale Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding' in Ethiopia
Escalating Conflict Could Threaten Ethiopia's Economic Success Story
Nine Israelis Rescued From Ethiopian War Zone in 'Complex' Operation
Factbox: Which Countries Have Stakes in Ethiopia's War?
Factbox: The Forces Fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict
Africa
Five Killed in Somalia Restaurant Suicide Attack
Dozens Killed in Eastern DR Congo, ADF Militia Blamed
More Than 1,000 Killed in Six Months in South Sudan
Americas
In Shock Move, US to Drop Charges Against Ex-Mexican Defense Minister
New US License Gives Chevron Until June 3 to Wind Down Venezuela Operations
Wikipedia Was Source of Security Concern Questions for Huawei Exec: Canada Border Officer
 
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Doug Bandow
11/18/2020
Donald Trump Isn't Gone Yet and I Already Miss Him

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
11/17/2020
Max Boot's Revenge: Biden's 'A-Team' in Their Own Words

Sheldon Richman
11/12/2020
Declassify the Russiagate Papers!

Reese Erlich
11/07/2020
The Challenge for Joe Biden

Dave DeCamp
11/03/2020
Election Day: One Thing's for Sure, an Interventionist Will Win

Ted Snider
10/28/2020
Attacks in Iran Have Israel's Signature on Them

David R. Henderson
9/02/2020
Is China an Economic Threat?

Scott Horton
8/20/2020
Matt Taibbi on the Origins of the Russiagate Hoax

Lucy Steigerwald
5/15/2020
Jackson State and Forgotten History

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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