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Biden Changes Iraq Role, but Troops To Remain
US, China Holds 'Frank and Open Discussion'
  British Warships Enter South China Sea
  SecDef Austin Heads to Southeast Asia With Eye on China
  US Sending Dozens of F-22 Fighters To Practice for War With China
UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Up 47% in 2021
  Top US General Won’t Commit to Ending Afghanistan Airstrikes
  Americans Divided on Whether Afghanistan War Was a Mistake
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France Says Iran 'Risks Jeopardizing' Nuclear Deal Talks
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