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Updated February 25, 2021 - 9:23 PM EST
US Carries Out Airstrike on Militia Target in Syria
US Says Patience With Iran 'Not Unlimited'
 
  Israeli Military Preparing to 'Take Action' Against Iran
  Report: US, Israel to Start Talks on Iran
CIA Nominee Identifies China as Top 'Adversary'
 
  US Warns China Against Sailing Near Japanese-Controlled Islands
Germany Prepares to Stay in Afghanistan
 
  Senate Armed Services Chair Sees Extension of US Afghan Presence
  Taliban Tells Members Not to Harbor Foreign Fighters
Biden to Call Saudi King Ahead of Khashoggi Findings
 
  Khashoggi Killers Used Planes Seized by Saudi Crown Prince: Report
US Sets Arms Sales as Philippines Deliberates Troop Deal
Officials Credit Airstrikes With Slowing Houthi Offensive
Viewpoints
item Washington's Tiny Islands Fetish Could Endanger the American People  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item The Biden Administration Is Taking Steps to Stay in Iraq Forever  by Bonnie Kristian
item 60 Years After Eisenhower's Warning, Signs of a 'Digital-Intelligence Complex'  by Eric Felten
item All Risk, No Reward: The Perils and Absurdity of Iraq War 4.0  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item Biden Commits to Forever War on Afghanistan  by Bernhard
item The US Air Force Just Admitted the F-35 Stealth Fighter Has Failed  by David Axe

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Frontline
Neera Tanden Panel Votes Abruptly Delayed as Nomination in Jeopardy
Australia Passes Law Making Facebook and Google Pay for News
Facebook to Invest $1bn in News Business After Australia Dispute
YouTube Removes Consortium News Video, Suspends CN for a Week
 
Iran
Iran Says Up to US to Move First on Saving Nuclear Deal
Iran and World Powers Hint at Talks Over Nuclear Deal
Israel: Iran's Nuclear Actions Require Immediate Int'l Response
Israeli, Saudi Officials Discuss Biden's Planned Return to Iran Nuke Deal: TV
Lawmaker: Three People Killed in Clashes in Southeast Iran
Iran Police Arrest 'Bomber' Plotting Attacks in Tehran
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: 31 Killed; Security Operation in Diyala
President Biden, Iraqi PM Discuss Flurry of Rocket Attacks
Pope's Visit to Iraq Will Send Message of Coexistence, Says Iraqi President
Iraqi Christians, Decimated by Islamist Violence, Prepare for Pope's Visit
Israel/Palestine
US Puts Jerusalem Consulate Issue Off Until After Israel's Election
Jewish National Fund's New Land Grab Drives Wedge Between Israel and Liberal Diaspora Jews
Israel Adopts Law Allowing Names of Unvaccinated to Be Shared
Israel Is Worried About the Palestinian Elections. It Believes Abbas Is Too
Israeli Watchdog Calls Out Netanyahu's Bid to Gain Palestinian Support in Elections
Killing of Palestinian Man by Israel an 'Extrajudicial Execution'
Netanyahu: Israel Giving Countries Vaccines 'For Things We Already Received'
Senior Israeli Defense Officials Call on Gantz to Pull Out of Upcoming Election
Turkey
Turkey Rescues 7-Year-Old Yazidi Girl in ISIS Raid
Turkey Sentences Pilots, Airline Official Over Ghosn Escape
Yemen/Saudi Arabia/UAE
UN Aid Chief Urges Gulf States to Step Up to Avert Yemen Famine
UAE, Saudis Team on Armored Vehicles for Kingdom; Precedent Setting Deal
Belarus, UAE Eye Joint Ventures With Saudi Defense Conglomerate
Egypt
Egypt Detainees Languish in Jail With 'No End in Sight'
Biden Administration Says Human Rights Will Be 'Central' to Ties With Egypt
Egypt Backs Call to Internationalize Ethiopia Dam Dispute
Nigeria
Boko Haram Killed 16 in Nigeria's Maiduguri Attack: Local Militia
Nigerian Troops Reclaim Town Seized by Jihadists: Army
DR Congo
13 Killed in DR Congo Attacks Blamed on ADF Militia
Italy Presses UN for Answers on Envoy's Slaying in Congo
DR Congo Requires Notification of Foreign Diplomats' Travel After Ambush
Africa
Biden in No Rush to Reverse Trump's Move on Western Sahara
New Four-Star Command Allows US General to 'Coordinate Closely' With NATO Allies in Africa
Central African Republic Govt Captures Ex-President Bozize's Stronghold, PM Says
Two Mali Soldiers Killed, Seven Injured in Ambush
Freed Algeria Journalist Vows to Fight on for Press Freedom
Niger Opposition Leader Alleges Election Fraud, Declares Victory
Ghana Security Forces Shut Down LGBTQ Office: Rights Group
Americas
Venezuela Kicks Out Head of EU Delegation After New Sanctions
Rival Protesters Clash as Anger Flares About Mexican Candidate Accused of Rape
Ecuador Raises Death Toll From Prison Riots to 79, Says Situation Controlled
 
The War at Home
Senators Given No Timeline on Removal of National Guard, Capitol Fence
UN Rights Experts Urge Biden to Address Rights Violations at Guantanamo Bay Prison
US Senate Confirms Biden's Pick for UN Ambassador
FBI Seized Congressional Cellphone Records Related to Capitol Attack
Cornel West: Palestine Is a 'Taboo Issue Among Certain Circles in High Places'
Lawrence Ferlinghetti – Poet, Publisher, and Activist – Dies in His Beloved San Francisco at Age 101
Florida Man Charged With Trying to Join ISIS Fighters
US Seeks UN Rights Council Seat, Calls for End to Disproportionate Israel Focus
Navy Officer Who Lived With Prostitutes in Bahrain Has Sentence Partly Overturned by Appeals Court
Biden to 'Downgrade' Anti-ISIS Envoy Role in US State Department Reshuffle
Netanyahu Asked Biden to Keep Trump's Sanctions on International Criminal Court
Air Force Provides Bottled Water After Chemicals Detected in Drinking Water Near Luke AFB in Arizona
China
China and Singapore Start Joint Naval Drills as Beijing Boosts Ties in Asia
US, Canada Will Cooperate To 'Better Compete' With China, Joe Biden Says After First Bilateral Meeting
China Says Japan-US Security Treaty a Product of Cold War
Beijing Blast an Ill Wind for Taiwan's Cross-Strait Affairs Moderate
China Says Ready to Enhance Exchanges With US on Trade, Economic Front
EU-China Investment Deal Faces Backlash in European Parliament
China's New Trade Chief Urges US to Return Relations to Right Track
China Rejects Growing Western Criticism at UN Rights Forum
Afghanistan
US Hands Over Hundreds of Vehicles to Afghan Security Forces
Afghanistan's Ghani: Opportunity Exists for Serious Peace Talks
Taliban Attacks Afghan Forces Outpost in Nuristan
Taliban Blames Kabul, Washington for Not Abiding by Doha Deal
Slain Afghan Doctor Buried in Baghlan, Justice Sought
Myanmar
Protests in Myanmar Amid Flurry of Southeast Asian Diplomacy
Indonesia Presses Regional Effort to Resolve Myanmar Crisis
Indonesia Says It Holds Intensive Talks With Both Sides of Myanmar Crisis
Human Rights Organizations Call for Arms Embargo on Myanmar
Asia
Thai Ministers Sentenced and Stripped of Power for Pre-Coup Unrest
North Korea's Kim Calls for Tougher Discipline in His Military
India Plans New Social Media Controls After Face-Off With Twitter
Nepal PM Oli Will Not Step Down Despite Court Defeat, Aide Says
Pakistan Military Personnel Punished Over Escape of Taliban Figure: Spokesman
Russia
Amnesty Strips Russia's Navalny of 'Prisoner of Conscience' Status
Putin Approves Increased Fines for Protesters After Pro-Navalny Demonstrations
Russia Hosts New Kyrgyzstan Leader on His 1st Foreign Trip
Europe
US Air Force's MQ-9 Reapers Conducting Missions From Romania
German Court Sentences ISIS Recruiter
Supporters of Jailed Georgia Politician Rally Outside Prison
 
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Columnists

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
2/25/2021
All Risk, No Reward: The Perils and Absurdity of Iraq War 4.0

Ted Galen Carpenter
2/25/2021
Washington's Tiny Islands Fetish Could Endanger the American People

Ted Snider
2/24/2021
Coups and Colonialism: Why Does America Do What It Does?

Doug Bandow
2/24/2021
Biden Administration Should Drop Military Commitment to Saudi Arabia

Ramzy Baroud
2/18/2021
'Leaving Aside' International Law: Why Democrats Are as Dangerous as Republicans to a Just Peace in Palestine

Sheldon Richman
2/08/2021
Imperial America, Which Never Left, Is Back

Reese Erlich
1/23/2021
Battle Lines Drawn on Ending Yemen War

David R. Henderson
12/11/2020
Chuck Yeager on War Crimes

Dave DeCamp
11/03/2020
Election Day: One Thing's for Sure, an Interventionist Will Win

Scott Horton
8/20/2020
Matt Taibbi on the Origins of the Russiagate Hoax

Lucy Steigerwald
5/15/2020
Jackson State and Forgotten History

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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