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China: Taliban Important to Afghan Reconstruction
  Blinken: Taliban Takeover Would Make Afghanistan a 'Pariah State'
  US Continues to Step Up Airstrikes Against the Taliban
Iran's Khamenei Blames US for Stalled Talks
  US Warns Iran's Incoming Govt There Won't Be a Better Nuclear Deal
Biden Has No Plans to Pull Troops Out of Syria
  US Imposes Sanctions on Syrian Prisons and Officials
  Heavy Fighting as Syrian Troops, Rebels Clash Around Daraa Al-Balad
Democrats Take Aim at Biden's Somalia Airstrikes
US, Russia Hold Arms Control Talks in Geneva
item Nakhichevan: Corridor to the Next Round of Nagorno-Karabakh Combat  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws?  by Andrew P. Napolitano
item Why the US Should Withdraw Its Troops From Korea  by Ethan Kessler
item How DC's Top Taiwan Specialist Opened New Cross-Strait Crisis  by Gareth Porter
item Don't Repeat Trump's Mistakes With Tehran  by Daniel R. DePetris
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