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Updated February 17, 2021 - 9:50 PM EST
US Has 'Right to Respond' to Attack on Iraqi Base
  NATO Expected to Increase Military Training Presence in Iraq
Taliban To Launch Major Offensive if US Stays
  Taliban Open Letter Urges US to Honor Deal and Withdraw
  Weapons Biz Bankrolls Experts Pushing to Extend Afghan War
US Envoy to Yemen Pursuing Talks With Houthis
  Biden Admin. Formally Lifts Terror Designation of Yemen's Houthis
Iran Will Reduce IAEA Cooperation Starting Next Week
  Israel Will Not Engage With US on Iran if Nuclear Deal Is Revived
Biden to 'Recalibrate' Relationship With Saudi Arabia
item Saudi Arabia Sets Global Standard for Tyranny, but Asks: Why Is the US Picking on Us?  by Doug Bandow
item America's Plot for World Domination  by Robert W. Merry
item Torture of Palestinian Prisoners: Time to End Israel's Impunity  by Tal Steiner
item The Unruly Vassal: Election in Kosovo Brings US-Ousted Radical Kurti Back to Power  by Nebojsa Malic
item Let's Finally Get Out of Afghanistan  by J.D. Tuccille
item Who Are the Ultimate War Profiteers?  by Christian Sorensen

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