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Afghan Mosque Bomb Kills Scores of Worshippers
  US Delegation To Meet Taliban in First High-Level Talks Since Pullout
  Afghanistan Billions: 10 Stark Examples of 'Waste, Fraud and Abuse'
China Tells US To Abide by One-China Principle
  US Troops Deployed to Taiwan for at Least a Year
  US Nuclear Attack Submarine Strikes 'Object' in South China Sea
  Most Taiwanese Not Worried Beijing Will Attack Any Time Soon
Israel Launches Airstrikes in Syria, Wounding Six
item The War Budget Should Be Shrinking, but It Is Increasing Instead  by Connor Mortell
item Racial Justice vs. Israel Lobby: When Being Pro-Palestine Is the New Normal  by Ramzy Baroud
item Washington Demands Acquiescence in Afghanistan  by Brett Kershaw
item The CIA Has Stultified American Consciences  by Jacob G. Hornberger

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