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Iran: No Nuclear Deal Until US Lifts Sanctions
  France's Macron Says Nuclear Talks With Iran Will Be 'Strict'
  Biden Appoints Nuclear Deal Negotiator as Envoy to Iran
  Zarif: Iran Is Not Seeking Nuclear Weapon
A 'War Crime' in Yemen: 9 Civilians Massacred
  Yemenis Seek Justice for 'Unlawful' US Drone Strike Killings
  UN Demands Answers About Yemen Airstrike Posted by Sky News
White House Shifts Focus From Mideast to China
  US-Vietnam Defense Ties Expected To Strengthen
Afghan Pres.: NATO Wants to Stay in Afghanistan
  Taliban Says US Is 'Bombarding Civilians' in Violation of Peace Deal
Putin Signs Extension of New START Treaty
US Airstrike Kills ISIS Leader in Iraq
item The Forgotten Story of How Biden Helped Ramp Up the War on Drugs in Colombia  by Jeremy Kuzmarov
item FBI Gets Away With Russiagate Perjury  Wall Street Journal
item Kupchan's Isolationism Revives Myth, Sets Up Restraint as Maybe Going Too Far  by Daniel Larison
item Why Biden Should End US-South Korea Military Exercises  by Ann Wright
item Joe Biden Should Talk to Cuba Again  by Jack Erickson
item A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh  by Charles Pierson

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Three SDF Child Soldiers Returned to Families in Syria
Tense Calm in Northern Lebanese City After Violent Clashes
Lebanese Leaders Condemn Violence After Tripoli Unrest
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Middle East
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26 Killed
UN Warns of Displacement in Yemen's Hodeida Amid Escalating Violence
White House Says Biden in Call With Russia's Putin Called for Navalny Release
Sen. Menendez Calls for Sanction on Russia After Navalny Protests
Turkish-Russian Center Monitoring Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire Due to Open
UK Slammed Over Appointment of 'Anti-Muslim' Prevent Strategy Reviewer
Kosovo Says It Will Formally Establish Diplomatic Ties With Israel on Feb. 1
France Begins Backfilling Its Rafale Fleet After Selling Some to Greece
More Than 200,000 Flee 'Apocalyptic' Conflict in Central African Republic
Gunmen Kidnap, Kill Dozens in Nigeria After Military Revamp
UAE Calls for Urgent Diplomacy To End Conflict in Libya
Sudan's Government Promised to Protect Darfur. Instead Scores Are Dead
DR Congo Prime Minister Resigns, Increasing President Tshisekedi's Power
The War at Home
Scrutiny Grows Over National Guard Presence at Capitol
FBI: Pipe Bombs Targeting Political Offices Planted Night Before Capitol Riot
US Democratic Politicians Slam Israel for Preventing Palestinians Access to Vaccine
Pentagon Pauses Plan to Offer Coronavirus Vaccine to Guantanamo Bay Prisoners
US Extends Temporary Residency for Thousands From Syria
US Military
Covid-19 Vaccine Being Refused by Some US Troops
Eleven Fort Bliss Soldiers Ill After Drinking Antifreeze During Training
Pentagon Could Reassess Future of JEDI Cloud, Depending on Court Action
US Army Looks at Israeli Precision Munition for Infantry Squads
After a Year of Domestic Crises, National Guard Chiefs Say the Force Needs to Grow
China/Hong Kong
Chinese Bombers Simulated an Attack on a US Navy Aircraft Carrier in the South China Sea
White House: US-China Trade Deal Among Issues in Review
Top Chinese Diplomat Calls Trump's China Policy 'Utter Failure', Says US Must Repair Relations With Beijing
China to Stop Recognition of British Passport That Would Allow Hong Kongers to Come to UK
UK Offers Hong Kong Residents Route to Citizenship, Angering China
Chinese Submariners Patrolling South China Sea Suffer 'Serious' Psychological Problems: Study
South Korea Rebukes Opposition Over Report on Plans to Build Nuclear Plant in North Korea
Ruling Party Membership No Longer Automatic for North Korean Soldiers
Taliban Sees Afghan Govt as Main Hurdle for Peace
Afghan President Ghani Says He Is Not Obstacle to Peace
Afghanistan's Ghani Urges Biden to Up Pressure on Taliban
Biden Administration to Send Team to Kabul for Peace Process Consulations: Afghan President
Key Pakistani Militant Leader Killed in Afghanistan: Official
Pakistan Appeals Against Freeing Islamists Convicted of US Journalist Pearl's Beheading
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