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Updated June 30, 2021 - 9:37 PM EDT
Do US Attacks Portend More Regional Violence?
 
  Iraqi Militias Agree To Suspend Attacks if US Backs Off
  Iraq Condemns US Air Strikes on Iran-Backed Militias on Syria Border
  US Attacks in Syria Targeted Food Transport Sites
US Poised to Leave Bagram, Base of Endless War
 
  US, Turkey Have Verbal Agreement on Taking Over Kabul Airport
  General: US Withdrawing, But Will Support Afghan Forces Militarily
UK Sold $20 Billion in Arms to Nations Slammed Over Rights
 
  Yemenis Tell UK Defense Secretary of 'Immense Loss' to Drone Strikes
Donald Rumsfeld, Killer of 400,000 People, Dies Peacefully
House Votes To Repeal 1991 and 1957 War Authorizations
AFRICOM Chief Pushes for US Troops to Return to Somalia
Turkey, Azerbaijan Launch Live-Fire Military Exercise
Viewpoints
item The Sanctimonious Destruction of Syria: Washington Starves Syrians to Save Them  by Doug Bandow
item US Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria Are Blatantly Unconstitutional  by Bruce Fein
item Netanyahu Is Out but Nothing Has Changed for Palestinians  by James Zogby
item The US Military Presence in the Middle East Needs to End  by Daniel Larison
item Countering the 'China Threat' – at What Price?  by Koohan Paik-Mander
item Airstrikes on Shia Militias in Iraq and Syria. It's the Wrong Strategy.  by Geoff LaMear

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Frontline
Why Are Tens of Thousands of Post-9/11 Service Members Killing Themselves?
Israel: Knesset Member Calls for Murder of People in Mixed Marriages
US Envoy: Children in Conflict Taught to Commit War Crimes
 
The War at Home
House Panel Releases $706b Pentagon Spending Bill
House Democrats Want to Spend More on Weapons Procurement Than Biden
Biden Administration Is Doubling Down on Its Support for IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism
South Dakota to Send National Guard Troops to Texas
US House Votes to Ease Entry Process for Afghan Interpreters
Watchdog: Six Federal Agencies Used Facial Recognition Software to ID George Floyd Protesters
Raytheon Teams With Aerospace Firms for US Army Ground Station
Heart Inflammation After Covid-19 Shots Higher-Than-Expected in Study of US Military
Afghanistan
German Military Completes Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Over 100 Civilians Casualties in Baghlan Clashes: Afghan Officials
Afghan Forces Retake 3 Districts, Loses 2 in Heavy Fighting
Taliban Fighters Launch Attack on Ghazni
Kabul: Two Security Force Killed, One Wounded in Paghman
China & Her Neighbors
India Deploys Additional 50,000 Troops Along Border With China
Japanese Warning to 'Wake Up' to Protect Taiwan Hits a Nerve in Beijing
Xi Honors Tibet, Xinjiang Officials as Chinese Communist Party Turns 100
Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi Urges Myanmar to Stay 'United'
Myanmar Junta Drops Charges Against 24 Celebrities
Kashmir
Police: Kashmir Rebel in Police Custody Killed in Gunfight
Ethiopia
Tigray Forces Regain Ground, Say Ceasefire Declaration a 'Joke''
Tigray Rebels Vow to Drive Out 'Enemies' After Capturing Mekelle
Tigray: Street Celebrations as Rebels Seize Capital
Impact of Ceasefire in Ethiopia's Tigray 'Unclear': UN
Tigray Forces Will Pursue 'Enemy' Forces Into Eritrea and Amhara Region, Spokesman Says
US Says It Will Not 'Stand by in the Face of Horrors' in Tigray
Egypt
Sisi's Visit to Iraq Highlights Challenges for New Arab Alliance
US Muslim Groups Urge Biden to Intervene Against Egypt Executions
Nigeria
Four Nigerian Soldiers Killed in Botched ISWAP Jihadist Attack
Nigeria Pushes for Removal of War Risk Insurance for Gulf of Guinea
Biafran Separatist Leader Arrested and Will Face Trial, Nigeria Says
Africa
ISIS Group Says It's Behind First DR Congo Suicide Bombing
'Children Killing Children': Two Detained Over Burkina Faso Village Massacre
Algeria Raids Homes, Arrests Kabyle Separatists in Northeast
New Tunisia Coalition Calls for Referendum to Change Political System
Somalia to Hold Indirect Election on Oct. 10, PM Says
Sudan Arrests Alleged Bashir Loyalists Ahead of 30 June Protests Anniversary
Eswatini (Swaziland) Imposes Curfew to Quell Pro-Democracy Protests
 
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Three Killed
Iran Power Cuts Fuel Fears in Iraq as Scorching Summer Peaks
Palestine/Israel
Israel Demolishes Palestinian Butcher's Shop in East Jerusalem Neighborhood; Residents Injured
Witnesses Recount Palestinian Authority's Violent Crackdown on Protests
Four Palestinians Arrested During Clashes in Sheikh Jarrah
Nizar Banat's Family Seeks International Probe
Hezbollah Leader, Hamas Chief Discuss Recent Gaza Fighting
Israel May Have to Throw Away Nearly One Million Covid Vaccines
Knesset Vote on Extending Palestinian Family Reunification Law Pushed Off Again
Israel/Palestine & the World
Old Friends: Rivlin Leaves Washington, Confident Biden Is in Israel's Corner
PA Gives Biden Administration 30 Objectives for Negotiations With Israel
US Opposes Conditioning Gaza Reconstruction on Return of IDF Troops' Bodies
Bahrain Formally Appoints Its First Ambassador to Israel
Israel's Yair Lapid Opens Country's First Embassy in Persian Gulf During Visit to Abu Dhabi
Yemen
'Bitter Pill to Swallow': Saudis Grapple With Yemen Peace Deal
Yemeni Official: Rebel Missiles Hit Key City, Killing Three
Lebanon
'We're Really in Hell': Lebanese Citizens Share Struggles Online as Crisis Deepens
Lebanese Charity Storms Bank to Free Frozen Funds From Account
Middle East
British Troops Conduct Firepower Demo in Jordan
Two Sisters Murdered at Syria Camp for ISIS-Linked Detainees
Turkish Police Detain at Least 15 at Pride March in Ankara
Russia
Russia Tests S-400 Missiles in Crimea Amid Tensions With Ukraine
Russia Offers Orion-E Combat Drone for Export
Europe
US Transportation Dept. Moves to Ban Airline Ticket Sales to Belarus Amid Arrest of Opposition Journalist
Spain Will Relaunch Talks With Catalan Separatist Govt in September
German Probe Weighs Possible Extremist Motive in Stabbing
Ukrainian Parliament Approves Key Judicial Reform Bill
Prevent Strategy Critics Launch Alternative Review of UK Counter-Terrorism Strategy
Brazil
Brazil Issues Fire Ban, Redeploys Military to Fight Amazon Blazes
Bill Curtailing Indigenous Land Rights Advances in Brazil's Congress
Americas
Venezuela Enables Opposition Coalition to Participate in Elections
Colombia Negotiator Rebuffs Protesters' Claims Govt Unwilling to Talk
Mexico President Floats Referendum Option on Recreational Marijuana After Court Says To Legalize
 
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Columnists

Daniel Larison
6/30/2021
The US Military Presence in the Middle East Needs To End

Doug Bandow
6/30/2021
The Sanctimonious Destruction of Syria: Washington Starves Syrians To Save Them

Ted Galen Carpenter
6/29/2021
Federal Authorities Are Using 'Disinformation' as a Pretext To Silence Foreign Policy Dissent

Rick Rozoff
6/28/2021
The Iron Fist Is in Place: Azerbaijan's War – an Historical Parallel

Ramzy Baroud
6/25/2021
'Putting Lipstick on a Pig': Why Washington Is Fawning Over Israel's New Government

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
6/24/2021
Out of the Freezer for Good: The Seeds of the Next Nagorno-Karabakh War

Ray McGovern
6/21/2021
Please! Someone Set Biden Straight on China 'Squeezing' Russia

Dave DeCamp
6/16/2021
Despite Pushing Them Together, the US Is Unhappy With Closer Russia-China Ties

Ted Snider
6/15/2021
Joe Biden and Latin American Question Marks

Scott Horton
6/10/2021
How America Destroyed the Middle East

Sheldon Richman
5/31/2021
About That 'Real Estate Dispute' in Sheikh Jarrah

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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