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US Forces Leave Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan
  ‘Talk About Happy Things’: Biden Cuts Off Questions on Afghanistan
  US Keeping Airstrike Option Open in Afghanistan Until September
  June Was Deadliest Month in Afghanistan in Two Decades
  One Month, 700 Trucks: US Military Vehicles Fall Into Taliban Hands
Russia: Iran Talks Parties Need More Time
  Iran's President Says Biden Is Continuing Trump's Economic Warfare
  Iran Restricted IAEA Inspectors After Nuclear Site Attack
CSTO Warned of NATO's Final Assault on Ex-Soviet Nations
  Turkey Expanding Multinational Turkic Council to Counteract CSTO
US Shutters Major Army Bases in Qatar, Moves to Jordan
Japan, Philippines to Hold Air Exercises With Eye on China
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Ex-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead at 88
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item FBI Fabrication Against Assange Falls Apart  by Craig Murray
item Mike Gravel and an Ongoing Road to Courage  by Matthew Hoh
item Palestinian Authority Forces Are Israel's Foot Soldiers  by Tamara Nassar

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