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Biden Calls Capitol Protesters 'Domestic Terrorists'
Upping Iran Tensions, US Deploys B-52 Bombers
  Gantz, Netanyahu at Odds Over Biden Administration's Iran Policy
  South Korea Seeking Release of Tanker Seized by Iran
Taliban Overrun Base in Kunduz, 6 Troops Killed
  Thousands of Families Flee Fighting in Kandahar
Iraq Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Trump
Pompeo Threatens China With New Sanctions
Israel Claims Threats From Yemen, Deploys Defenses
New US Navy Strategy Is To Confront Russia in the Arctic
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item US Risks Confrontation With Russia  by M. K. Bhadrakumar
item Why the US-Europe 'Front' Against China Is Pure Fantasy  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item How Not to End Terror Wars  by Nick Turse
item Rejecting Regime Change for Good  by Daniel Larison
item The US and UK Are Making Assange's Death More Likely  by Jonathan Cook

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Qatar and GCC
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