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Updated May 29, 2021 - 9:42 PM EDT
Big Pentagon Budget Focuses on Arms Research
 
  Space Force Seeks Major Increase in Funding for 2022 Budget
  Afghanistan, Iraq Drawdowns Cut $3.2b From US Army Costs
Yemen: 31 Houthis Killed in Saudi Airstrikes
 
  UN Envoy Meets With Houthi Negotiator to Discuss Yemen Peace
  Biden Admin Fails to Answer Congress' Questions Over Yemen
Massive NATO War Games Focus on Black Sea
 
  France Resists More Joint Funding of 'Brain Dead' NATO
Taliban Warns Pakistan Against Hosting US Troops
 
  Biden's 2022 Budget Includes Boost in Aid to Afghan Military
  US Hands Over Key Military Base in Kabul to Afghan Forces
Israel OKs 560 New Settlement Units in Bethlehem
Russia Slams US Decision Not To Rejoin Open Skies
Viewpoints
item The Folly of Trump's Israel-First Abraham Accords  by Khaled Saffuri
item Understanding the Resignation of Lebanese Foreign Minister  by Patrick O’Reilly
item Biden's North Korea Policy Is Adrift  by Daniel Larison
item Washington Is Playing a Losing Game With China  by Chas Freeman

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Frontline
Biden's $6 Trillion Budget Request: A Look Inside
Nuclear Flash Cards: US Secrets Exposed on Learning Apps
Israel Attacks, Kills Children Amid Broad Crackdown
US Bars All Seafood Imports From Chinese Company Dalian Ocean Fishing
 
Israel/Palestine
Election: Netanyahu Swipes at Yamina, Woos Sa'ar in Bid to Pry Right-Wingers From Lapid
Why Is the Palestinian Authority Arresting West Bank Activists?
Gaza: Israel and Hamas Surprise Each Other With New Military Capabilities
'Terrorizing a Generation': Israel Arresting Palestinian Children
20 Palestinians Injured as Israeli Forces Quell Anti-Settlement Rally Near Nablus
Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian During West Bank Clash
Palestinian Patients in Jerusalem Face Loss of Gaza Homes From Hospital
East Jerusalem: Israel Denies Former Palestinian Prisoners Access to Health Insurance
US & Palestine/Israel
Facebook Slammed for Advertising Properties in Illegal Israeli Settlements on Instagram
US Emphasis on Palestinian Authority in Gaza Reconstruction Risks 'Backfire'
Blinken Warns Israeli Leaders Sheikh Jarrah Evictions Could Spark New Violence
Biden Reverting to Outdated US Approach on Israel-Palestine, HRW Chief Says
Meet the 90-Year Old Jewish American Woman Protesting for Palestine
Palestine/Israel & the World
'Inescapable Hell': Euro-Med Releases Report Documenting Israel's Violations in Gaza
More Than 600 Musicians Sign Letter Pledging to Boycott Israel
Profits or Palestine? UAE-Israel Deals Likely to Continue Quietly
Irish Parliament Denounces Israeli West Bank Policies as 'De Facto Annexation'
Iran
Iranians With Rare Disease Dying Under US Sanctions
Iran Shows Off New Underwater Weapon
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Four Killed
Iraq Looks to New Japan-Funded Pier to Boost Oil Imports, Exports
Fear in Iraq's Mosul as ISIS Families Return From Syria Refugee Camp
Female Activist Says She Survived an Assassination Attempt in Baghdad
Lebanon to Export Medicines to Iraq: Health Minister
Syria
Syria's Al-Assad Re-Elected for Fourth Term With 95% of Vote
Syrian Mercenaries: New Report Reveals Predatory Recruitment Tactics
Turkey
Turkey Receives First Top Biden Official Ahead of Presidential Summit
US Offers 'Alternatives' to Lift S-400 Sanctions on Turkey
Turkey's Erdogan Stamps His Signature on Taksim Square With New Controversial Mosque
Turkish Prosecutors Seek Jail for Istanbul Mayor Imamoglu
Middle East
Saudis Say They Destroyed Houthi Drone Launched: Saudi TV
Hezbollah Deputy Says Nasrallah 'is Fine' After Israel Claimed He Contracted Covid
Russia
Russia Detains 14 People for Ties to Pro-Ukrainian Radical Group
Ex-Officers Convicted of Planting Drugs on Reporter
France
Islamic Radical Known to French Authorities Shot Dead After Knife Attack
French Horizon Air Defense Destroyer Intercepts Supersonic Target
Belarus
Biden Administration to Reimpose Sanctions on Belarus
Putin Offers Belarus Leader Support Amid Plane Diversion Scandal
Ryanair Says Belarus Refused Pilot's Request to Contact Airline
Lithuania Expels Two Belarusian Diplomats, Says Foreign Ministry
Europe
Azerbaijan Accuses Armenia of Shooting as Border Tensions Rise
Croatia to Drop $1.2 Billion on Used Rafale Fighter Jets
Weekend Reviews
The Lies and Conspiracy That Fueled the Iraq War Are Subject of New History
Manufacturing Consent for War
Showtime Documentary: Kingdom of Silence
May Day 1971 Was a Day Against War
Book Accusing CIA Whistleblower Philip Agee of Treason Proves That He Was Not a Traitor
 
The War at Home
Entry Denied: US Blocks College Visas for Children of Chinese Police Officers
After Years of Flat Cybersecurity Budgets, DoD Asks for More Money and Cyber Mission Force Personnel
Pentagon Wants to Spend Big on Joint War-Fighting Systems
Cargo Ships Spoofing Location Data to Violate US Government Sanctions
Senate Confirms Pentagon Finance and Intel Chiefs
US Military
Guard's Use of MedEvac Helos Over DC Protests Was 'Reasonable,' Pentagon Review Says
Army Grunts May Get More Guns, but Less Ammo Next Year
US Air Force to Mothball Dozens of A-10s, F-15s and F-16s in FY22 Budget
US Navy Announces Successful Hypersonic Rocket Motor Test
Navy Will Get Air Force F-16 Fighter Jets to Fill Super Hornet Gap
US Navy Adds $16.7 Million to Raytheon Airborne Anti-Mine Contract
China/Taiwan
Entry Denied: US Blocks College Visas for Children of Chinese Police Officers
US Should Help Taiwan Prepare for Irregular War, Hearing Told, but Experts Fear Destabilizing Region
Four European Foreign Ministers to Head to China as EU Ties Fray
Battleship Diplomacy: Britain's New Aircraft Carrier Joins NATO, Has Message for China
Afghanistan
Afghan Political Leaders Warn Taliban Against Push for Military Win
Victims' Families Seek Thorough Probe Into School Attack
Rabbani: Efforts to Form Supreme State Council 'Symbolic'
North Korea
North Korea's Population Lacking Food, Trading Valuables at Border, Analysts Say
China Promises Economic Support for Sanctions-Hit Neighbor North Korea
Myanmar
Southeast Asian Nations Oppose Arms Embargo on Myanmar: Report
Myanmar Junta Sentences 28 for Attacks on Chinese-Owned Factories
US Calls for Immediate Release of American Journalist in Myanmar
Kashmir
India, Pakistan Should Not Change Kashmir Status: UN General Assembly President
A Father Digging Up the Ground to Find His Missing Son
Middle East
Philippines Dramatically Boosted South China Sea Patrols, Data Shows
Residents of India's Lakshadweep Islands Resent Govt's New Moves
Indonesia Jails Banned Group's Hardline Leader for Covid Breaches
Ethiopia/Eritrea
'Our Season': Eritrean Troops Kill, Rape, Loot in Tigray
UN Alarmed at Soldiers Detaining Displaced From Tigray Camps
Schools in Ethiopia's Tigray Region Pillaged, Occupied: HRW
Libya
Chairman of Libya's High Council of State Talks Elections, Turkey
EU Delegation in Libya to Discuss Migration, Recovery
Mali
Hundreds Attend Pro-Army, Pro-Russia Rally in Mali
Mali Coup Leader Says New PM to Be Appointed Within Days
Mali's Top Court Declares Coup Leader Goita as Interim President
Africa
33 Killed in Eastern DR Congo Rebel Attacks in Three Days
EU Military Mission to Mozambique May Be Operating in Months, Bloc Says
German Recognition of Namibia Genocide Sees Mixed Reactions
Russia Insists Central African Republic 'Instructors' Are Unarmed
What Abubakar Shekau's Reported Death Means for Nigeria Security
Americas
In Mexico, Campaigners Fear Attacks That Have Killed 34
Four Die During Protests as Colombia Marks a Month of Demonstrations
A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption
Canadian Lawmaker Caught Urinating on Virtual Video Stream After Naked Gaffe
 
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Ted Snider
5/28/2021
Israel's War of Provocation

Ramzy Baroud
5/28/2021
Palestine's Moment: Despite Massive Losses, Palestinians Have Altered the Course of History

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
5/27/2021
Not Even Past: Dan Ellsberg vs. New Madmen's Theories of Cold War & Press Suppression

Daniel Larison
5/26/2021
Crying 'Self-Defense' To Cover Up War Crimes

Doug Bandow
5/26/2021
Leaving People Behind After Twenty Years in Afghanistan

Ray McGovern
5/26/2021
Is the Biden-Putin Summit Doomed?

Ted Galen Carpenter
5/25/2021
Paranoid Superpower: Threat Inflation Is the American Way

Rick Rozoff
5/20/2021
NATO's War Against Yugoslavia: The Ghost That Still Haunts Europe

Sheldon Richman
5/17/2021
Palestine/Israel Erupts Again

Dave DeCamp
3/16/2021
War Erupts Inside the Atlantic Council Over Article Questioning Washington’s Hostile Approach to Moscow

Scott Horton
3/03/2021
How's the War on Terrorism Going?

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

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

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