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UN: US Action Will Cause Mass Famine in Yemen
  Yemenis Fear Cuts to Imports, Remittances After US Blacklists Houthis
Trump Hits Iran With Even More Sanctions
  Report: Israel Drawing Up Plans to Strike Iran
  IAEA Confirms Iran Producing Uranium Metal for Civilian Use
China Trade War Cost 245,000 American Jobs
  US Sanctions Chinese Officials and Firms Over South China Sea
  Sanctions-Hit Chinese Firms Surge as Global Buyers Swoop In
Israel To Lobby Biden To Go Easy on Arab States
  Palestinians Await Vaccines as Israel Dismisses Calls To Provide Jabs
House GOP Against Waiver for Biden SecDef Pick
Afghan Talks in Doha Limp Along, Awaiting Biden
Laura Poitras Says She Was Fired From The Intercept
item Reviving Sedition Prosecutions Would Be a Tragic Mistake  by David Beito
item Making US Propaganda Exceptional Again: Pompeo's Voice of America Speech  by Kevin Gosztola
item Trump's Last Chance to Declassify Secrets of the Russia Collusion Dud  by Aaron Maté
item Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Nuland?  by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, and Marcy Winograd
item Digital Surveillance and Online Disinformation in Palestine  by Yanis Iqbal
item Biden's Nominee for CIA Director  by John Kiriakou

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