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White House, Ukraine at Odds Over Russia Threat
  NATO Will Decide on Troop Deployments to Eastern Europe
  US Public Prefers Diplomacy Over War on Ukraine
Israel, Russia Talk; May Limit Syria Air Campaign
  SDF-ISIS Fight Over Syria Prison Continues, Children's Fate Uncertain
House Finalizes Bill to Confront China
Yemen's Houthis Lose South Maarib District
Guaido Tries To Leverage US Sanctions for Maduro Talks
Responding to Tehran, US Ready To Meet With Iran Directly
item The Saudi Coalition War on Yemen Claims More Victims  by Daniel Larison
item NATO Bears Some Responsibility for the Ukraine Crisis  by Ivan Eland
item Authors of Think Tank Report Praising Gulf Arms Sales Have Ties to Defense Industry  by Eli Clifton
item Why Are Republican Legislators So in Favor of War?  by Doug Bandow
item For God's Sake Boys, Stop This War S**t!!!  by Col. Ann Wright (ret.)
item Can the Drone War Be Made More Humane?  by John Kiriakou

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