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Updated July 11, 2021 - 8:37 PM EDT
Taliban Says It Now Controls 85% of Afghanistan
 
  Erdogan: US and Turkey Agree on 'Scope' of Kabul Airport Mission
  Unlikely Coalition of Veterans Backs Biden on Ending Afghan War
  Poll: 73 Percent Support US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Israeli Forces Fire on Palestinians; 100s Wounded
US Sending FBI, Homeland Security to Haiti
Iraqi Militias Defy Iran by Attacking US Forces
France to Pull 2,000 Troops Out of Africa's Sahel Region
US Sanctions 23 More Chinese Firms Over Xinjiang
Biden Tells Putin Russia Must Take 'Action' on Cyberattacks
New Turkish-Ukrainian Drone Can Launch Cruise Missile
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item Biden Defends Ending a War He's Not Fully Ending  by David Swanson
item The People vs. Mahmoud Abbas: Are the Palestinian Authority's Days Numbered?  by Ramzy Baroud
item Hands Off Haiti!  by Thomas Knapp
item Gaza Is Still Under Attack – but You Wouldn't Know It From the Media  by Amal Haddad

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Frontline
Erik Prince's $10 Billion Plan To Create a Private Army in Ukraine
Pakistan, After Rooting for Afghanistan's Taliban, Faces a Blowback
Saudi Arabia Funding New Digital News Platform With Studio in Washington
Afghan Pilots Assassinated by Taliban as US Withdraws
 
Palestine/Israel
US Now to 'Prioritize' Pushing Israel to Stop Demolishing Terrorists' Homes
New Protests in Hebron Demand Accountability for Killing of Nizar Banat
Israeli Settlements Amount to War Crime: UN Rights Expert
Palestinian Citizens Denounce Approval of Jewish Nation-State Law
Watch: Mother and Three Kids Left Homeless as Israel Destroys House of Prisoner
Israel Says Targeting Hamas's Cryptocurrency Accounts
UN Pans Israel's 'Narrow' Definition of Humanitarian Assistance for Gaza
Ex-Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen to Head New Softbank Office
Palestinian Prisoner Ends 65-Day Hunger Strike After Release
The Long and Winding Road of Benjamin Netanyahu's Legal Woes
State Department's Point Person for Israeli-Palestinian Affairs to Visit Jerusalem
Iran
Blast in Tehran Near State Broadcasting Headquarters Rattles Iran
Hackers Breach Iran Rail Network, Disrupt Service
Iran's Nuclear Activity Is Concerning, Says Saudi Official
Filmmaker and Activist Mohammad Nourizad Released From Prison
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Three Killed
Iraqis Protest Round-the-Clock Blackouts Amid Soaring Heatwave
Middle East
UN Approves Extension of Cross-Border Aid to Syria for 12 Months
Facebook Removes Social Media Disinformation Network 'Linked to Jordanian Military'
Saudi Official Released After Year-Long Detention Over Tweet
Turkey's Roketsan Develops Missile to Replace Raytheon Weapon
Ethiopia
Ethiopia Says All Aid Flights to Tigray Must Be Searched
Egypt, Sudan Urge UN Action on Nile Dam, Ethiopia Says 'No'
Africa
Gunmen Kill at Least 45 People in Northwest Nigerian Town
Rwanda Sends 1,000 Troops to Insurgency-Hit Mozambique
French, US Special Forces Agree to Beef Up Partnership in Africa
France to Start Closing Military Bases in Mali by Year-End: Macron
Libya Detention Center Blast Exposes Dangerous Conditions for Refugees
DR Congo Bill to Limit Presidential Eligibility Prompts Backlash
Egypt and Turkey Resume Rapprochement Talks
Facebook Shuts Down Pro-Bashir Accounts Pushing for Coup in Sudan
Moroccan Court Sentences Striking Dissident Journalist to Five Years in Jail
Europe
Ukraine to Sanction Top Belarus Officials, Lukashenko's Son
France Test Fires Anti-Drone Laser
 
The War at Home
Justice Dept Pressed to Stop Defending Guantanamo Detention
Guantanamo Prosecutor Retires as 9/11 Trial Remains Elusive
Federal Government Has Paid Tech Contractor $6.1m to Create Database for Jan. 6 Evidence
Shipbuilder Warns of Layoffs if US Doesn't Buy More Destroyers
Marines To Let Fully Vaccinated Marines Stop Wearing Masks
Biden Announces Ambassador Picks for France, India, Chile, Bangladesh
NASA's Experimental X-56B Unmanned Aircraft Suffered an 'Anomaly' After Takeoff
Afghanistan
Taliban Says It Will Not Attack Provincial Centers
Pentagon Spokesperson Concedes 'Deteriorating Security Situation' in Afghanistan
Pentagon Says Taliban Taking Afghanistan Is 'Not Inevitable,' US Will Help Financially
Officials Say Taliban Attack Near Kandahar City 'Repelled'
AP Interview: Afghan Warlord Slams Govt, Quick US Goodbye
Iran Army Says Monitoring 'Slightest' Activity at Afghan Borders
Two Border Towns in Western Afghanistan Fall to Taliban
Ismail Khan Mobilizes Hundreds in Herat To 'Crush' Taliban
China
China Conducts Military Drills Off East Coast in Yellow Sea
Chinese VP Wang Says China, US Should Handle Friction Via Dialogue
Vietnam
How Vietnam's 'Influencer' Army Wages Information Warfare on Facebook
Vietnam Jails High-Profile Journalist; Latest in String of Arrests
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Border Guard Killed in Shootout With Tajik Forces
Kyrgyzstan Moves to Nationalize Gold Mine Run by Canadian Company
Kashmir
Two Indian Soldiers Among Several Killed in Kashmir Gunbattles
Poland
Poland Could Purchase M1 Abrams Tanks From US
Polish TV Regulator Casts Doubt Over Future of US-Owned News Channel
Haiti
How Did Taiwan Become Embroiled in Haiti Political Crisis?
Colombia Names 13 Ex-Soldiers Among Haiti Assassination Suspects
Why Were Colombian Ex-Soldiers in Haiti? Experts Say They Are Popular Mercenaries
Assassination Becomes Complex International Web
Americans Arrested in Killing of Haiti President Claim They Were Translators: Judge
Haiti Senate Says Its Head Should Replace President
More Suspects Arrested in Assassination of Haitian President
 
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Columnists

Ramzy Baroud
7/10/2021
The People vs. Mahmoud Abbas: Are the Palestinian Authority's Days Numbered?

Ray McGovern
7/09/2021
A Cyber-Culprit Other Than Russia?

Rick Rozoff
7/09/2021
New Triangular Axis in Greater Middle East: Turkey, Israel, and Azerbaijan

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
7/09/2021
Spare Us an Afghan Threequel, Joe: Don't Get Pulled Back In!

Ted Snider
7/08/2021
The Assassination of Haiti’s President

Scott Horton
7/08/2021
Another Failed 20-Year War: America vs. Somalia

Daniel Larison
7/07/2021
Casting Off the Imperial Diadem

Doug Bandow
7/07/2021
Does the World Love America Again?

Ted Galen Carpenter
7/06/2021
Allied Governments May Support US Neo-Cold War Policies, but Allied Populations Don't

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

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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