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Updated October 19, 2021 - 9:34 PM EDT
Colin Powell, Who Lied US Into Iraq War, Dies at 84
  'He Lied': Iraqis Still Blame Powell for Role in Iraq War
EU Says No Iran Nuclear Deal Talks in Brussels
  Iran Resumes Exports to Saudi Arabia in Sign of Warming Ties
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Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns as Special Envoy for Afghanistan
Russia Suspends NATO Mission After Diplomats Expelled
Saudis Say 150 Houthis Killed in Airstrikes Around Maarib
Iraqi Militias Reject 'Scam' Election Results, Vow to Appeal
China Denies Reports That It Tested Hypersonic Missile
item Colin Powell: Iraqis Will 'Not Shed Tears' for 2003 Invasion Architect  by Alex MacDonald
item US General Leaves Behind a Bloody Legacy in the Middle East  Middle East Eye
item Powell & Iraq – How One Resignation Might Have Stopped the Disastrous Invasion  by Joe Lauria
item US Must Resist Temptation to Meddle in the Balkans Again  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item US Wants Back Into Afghanistan  by Bernhard
item After Corbyn, Israel Lobby Turns Its Guns on UK Academia  by Jonathan Cook

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Colin Powell, Who Helped George W. Bush Lie Nation Into Iraq War, Dead at 84
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