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Biden to Munich Conference: 'America Is Back'
NATO Increasing Troops in Iraq From 500 to 4,000
US Ready To Meet With Iran if Invited by the EU
  US Rescinds Trump Claim That UN Sanctions on Iran Are in Effect
No Decision Made on NATO Afghan Withdrawal
  SecDef Tells NATO There Will Be No 'Hasty' Afghan Withdrawal
Saudi-Backed Troops Reinforce Yemen's Maarib
  UAE Dismantling Eritrea Base, Scaling Down Yemen Ambitions
Tom Cotton: China Invasion of Taiwan Means War With US
  Halving Investment in China Could Cost US GDP Up to $500 Billion
US and Israel Developing Arrow-4 Missile Defense System
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item Why Hasn't Biden Returned to the Iran Nuclear Deal?  by Joe Cirincione
item Biden Is Adopting a Militaristic Approach to Far East  by Tim Shorrock
item Will Comey's Words Come Back to Haunt Him?  by Ray McGovern
item Stop Indulging 'The Son King'  by Daniel Larison
item Israel Uses Vaccines as Bargaining Chips  by Maureen Clare Murphy

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