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Pentagon Sets Military Command for Afghanistan
  US Forces Leave Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan
  ‘Talk About Happy Things’: Biden Cuts Off Questions on Afghanistan
  Turkey Says No Decision Made Yet on Kabul Airport Plans
China, India Mass Forces at Disputed Border
  Is China Building a Vast Network of Nuclear Missile Silos?
Ukraine FM: NATO Would Defeat Russia in Black Sea War
  Belarus Seals Off Border With Ukraine, Warns of Repeat of 1941
  Backed by NATO, Georgia Won't Pledge Not to Wage Caucasus War
US: Situation in Iraq/Syria Could Lead to ISIS Resurgence
State Dept 'Horrified' by Houthi Offensive in Yemen
item The US in Afghanistan: It Was Always Going to End This Way  by Elizabeth Shackelford
item Bennett's Political Theater:
The Decisive Israeli-Palestinian Fight Ahead
 by Ramzy Baroud
item Why Ukraine Is a Dangerous and Unworthy Ally  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item The Stryker Is a 'Deathtrap' but You're Paying for It Anyway  by Mark Perry

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Libyan Navy Acknowledges Dangerous Chase of Migrant Boat
After Sudden Defeat, Captured Ethiopian Soldiers Are Marched to Prison
Ethiopia Says Won't 'Suffocate' Tigray as UN Clamors for Access
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UN Urges Morocco, Polisario Front to Accept Candidate for West Sahara Post
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Egypt Investigates Hundreds of Police for Graft
Lawyer for Biafran Separatist Alleges Abuse; Kenya Denies Involvement
US Drops Sanctions on Three Iranians, Says Step Unrelated to Nuclear Talks
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Iraq: ICC Urged to Reopen Case on UK War Crimes
Iraqis Protest Over Power, Water Cuts Amid Heat Wave
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Bennett: If Required to Use Force, Israel Will Be More Lethal Than Ever
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Israel Bombs Hamas Site in Gaza Over Fire Balloons
Jewish Settlers Take Over Palestinian Home in Silwan
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