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Biden Says US Would Come to Taiwan's Defense
  Some Democats Want to Give Biden War Powers Over Taiwan
  US Envoy Nominee Says China 'Greatest Threat' to US
Israel Resumes Practicing Attacks on Iran
  How Biden Rejected a Reasonable Way Forward in Iran Deal Talks
  Israel OKs $1.5 Billion for Potential Attack on Iran
US Deploys B-1 Bombers to Diego Garcia
At Least 38 Houthis Killed in Fighting in Yemen's Maarib
Senate Dems Want 5% Defense Boost, GOP Says More
Israel Frets Disbanding of Syria Militia Based Along Golan
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Saudi Arabia
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Ted Snider
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Scott Horton
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Ray McGovern
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Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
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Sheldon Richman
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