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Updated May 3, 2022 - 9:30 PM EDT
Pelosi: War Requires 'Strongest Military Response'
 
  Bill Would Authorize Biden Sweeping Power To Wage War in Ukraine
  US Launches Two Sets of Military Exercises in Europe
US To Give More Support to Belarus' Opposition
 
  Russian Lawmaker Says Respond in Kind to US Asset Seizure
China Warns NATO Over Role in the Asia-Pacific
 
  Lawmakers Want Increase in Pentagon's INDOPACOM Budget for 2023
  As US Chips Away at Its One-China Policy, Fears Grow for Taiwan Peace
West Giving Up on Iran Deal, Not Ready to Declare 'Dead'
1000s Flee Iraq's Sinjar as Army Moves Against Yazidis
Prince: Saudis Feel 'Let Down' by US Amid Strained Ties
US Declares Support for Venezuela Regime Change Effort
Viewpoints
item This Time, NATO Better Take Putin's Ukraine Warnings Seriously  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item The Very Important Case Against More Tactical Nuclear Weapons  by Daryl G. Kimball
item The Ukraine War Is Ballooning America's Military Industrial Complex  by Andrew J. Bacevich
item Disinformation for Dummies  Wall Street Journal
item Judge Reinforces Myth About Motive of Pulse Nightclub Attack  by Brian McGlinchey
item Support Ukraine's Independence? Then You Support Secession.  by Ryan McMaken

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Frontline
Majorities Favor Support for Ukraine Despite Concerns About Impacts: Poll
Biden to Blame for US Energy Crisis, Says Former Saudi Intelligence Chief
Biden Meets With Parents of Missing Journalist Austin Tice
 
Ukraine
More Than 3,000 Civilians Killed in Ukraine So Far: UN
Ukraine Says It Destroyed Two Russian Patrol Boats on Monday
Russian Rocket Strike Hits Strategic Bridge in Southwest Ukraine: Local Authorities
Ukraine Formally Closes Seaports Captured by Russia
57 Civilians Who Left Azovstal Decided to Remain in Donetsk: Russian Defense Ministry
One Dead as Rocket Strikes Odessa: Governor
Russia Resumed Shelling of Steel Works After Evacuation Buses Left: Mayor's Aide
Evacuation of Civilians From Ukraine's Besieged Mariupol Delayed
Civilians Rescued From Mariupol Steel Plant Head for Safety
Eight Dead After Russian Strikes in Eastern Ukraine: Governors
Russia
Ukraine Military Says Russian General, 200 Soldiers Said Killed in Ukrainian Strike
Russian Governor Reassures Residents After New Explosions in Area Near Ukraine
Moscow Says 1,847 Children Among Thousands Transported From Ukraine to Russia
US Can't Confirm Top Russian General Wounded During Donbas Visit, US Official Says
Russia FM Asks US, NATO to Stop Supplying Arms to Ukraine
Multiple Dead After Mysterious Explosion at Russian Ammunition Plant
Russia Launches Secret Military Payload Into Orbit
Russian Theater Drops Directors Who Spoke Out Against Ukraine War
Russia Reroutes Internet Traffic in Occupied Ukraine to Its Infrastructure
Palestine/Israel
ADL Declares War on Palestine Solidarity Groups
Around 600 Palestinians Held by Israel Without Charge, Group Says
Palestinian Orthodox Christians Struggle Against Two Colonialisms
Israel Keen to Set Up Cyber 'Iron Dome' to Curb Rise in Attacks
Biden Team in Israel to Prepare President's Visit This Summer
Israel Summons Russian Ambassador Over Lavrov's Comments on Hitler, Antisemitism
East Jerusalem Sheikh Indicted for Inciting Violence in Al-Aqsa Mosque Speech
Gantz Designates 4 Alleged ISIS Fighters as Foreign Terrorists, Per US Request
Jewish Man Given 5-Year Sentence for Assaulting Arab During 2021 Gaza War
Hamas Claims Fatal West Bank Attack
Israeli Forces Injure Three Palestinians Near Ramallah
Palestinian Doctor Injured as Israeli Forces Raid Village Near Hebron
Iraq
Iraq Monthly Roundup: 173 Killed During April
Missile Attack Causes Fire at Oil Refinery in Erbil
Iraqi Soldier Killed in Clashes With PKK-Affiliated Force in Shingal
Iran
Iran Summons Sweden's Envoy Over War Crimes Trial of Iranian Ex-Official
Iran Moves Ahead With $500 Million South Pars Oil Development Deal
Egypt
Egypt Secures Release of 20 Egyptian Sailors Held in Yemen
US State Dept Says Death of Egyptian Researcher Requires Investigation
Ethiopia
Ethiopian Police and Muslim Worshippers Clash in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia Rights Body Investigating Uniformed Fighters Filmed Abusing Boy
Africa
Mali's Junta Breaks Off From Defense Accords With France
Libya Lifts Force Majeure on Key Oil Terminal to Avoid Environmental Disaster
Nigeria Says Seeking Funding for Gas Pipeline to Morocco
Tunisia Rocked by Alleged Recording of Saied's Ex-Aide on His 'Grave Psychological' State
 
Arming Ukraine
Push to Arm Ukraine Putting Strain on US Weapons Stockpile
Britain Promises Further $375 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine
What Is Phoenix Ghost, the Secretive Loitering Munition the Pentagon Is Sending to Ukraine?
Training, Arming Does Not Make Germany a War Party: Govt Spokesperson
Sanctions, Bans, Shortages
The Russia-Ukraine War Is Making Indians Poorer and Hungrier
Ukraine May Lose Tens of Millions of Tons of Grain: Zelensky
Finland, Sweden to Drop Players From Russian Hockey League Teams
European Football Bans Russia From More Competitions
Sanctions Won't Be Lifted Until Russia Signs Peace Deal With Ukraine: Germany's Scholz
Spain Turns Away Maltese Tanker, Citing Russian Transshipment
Germany Drops Opposition to Russian Oil Ban, Ministers Say
Poland Urges EU Unity to Slap Sanctions on Russian Energy
Italy Open to Companies Temporarily Paying for Russian Gas With Rubles
Hungary Says 10 European Countries Opened Bank Accounts in Russia to Pay for Gas in Rubles
EU Consider Exemptions as Hungary Threatens to Veto Russian Oil Ban
EU Rejects Russia's Ruble-For-Gas Scheme, Warns of Supply Shock
The World & Ukraine/Russia
Finland Will Decide to Apply for NATO Membership on May 12, Says Iltalehti Newspaper
Finland Cancels Nuclear Deal With Russia Ahead of NATO Decision
Jill Biden to Meet With Ukrainian Refugees During Visit to Romania and Slovakia
'Now in Shambles': Turkey's Tourism Revival Fades on Russian War
Hungary Moves Embassy Back to Kyiv: Foreign Minister
Sweden to Re-Open Embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday
US Embassy in Ukraine Says It Hopes to Return to Kyiv by the End of May
Denmark FM to Reopen Embassy in Ukraine Capital
Europe
Armenia Detains 180 Protesters Demanding PM's Resignation
Spain Detects Pegasus Spyware on PM, Defense Minister's Phones
Afghanistan
Kabul Faces Criticism for Not Yet Gaining International Recognition
Ghani: National Consensus Solution to Current Afghan Crisis
Aid Donated by Uzbekistan Arrives in Afghanistan's Hairatan
As Iran-Taliban Tensions Rise, Afghan Migrants in Tinderbox
China/Taiwan/Koreas
Beijing Concerned With Rising North Korea Tensions, Envoy Says in Seoul
Taiwan Considers Alternatives After US Informs of Howitzer Delay
Asia
Solomon Islands to Supervise Chinese Police Operating There: Official
US to Invite Pacific Leaders to White House, Ramp Up Diplomatic Ties
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Charged With Bribery as New Trial Opens
Japan PM Agrees Defense Deal With Thailand
Ahead of Philippines Election, Young People Rally Around Leni Robredo
Syria
51 Killed in Daraa Province in April as Violence Escalates
Americas
British Virgin Islands Activists Protest Plan for Direct UK Rule
Mexico's Foreign Minister Accuses Texas Governor of 'Extortion'
Haitian Families Flee Homes as Violence Flares in Port-Au-Prince
US Appeals Court Declines to Rule on Diplomatic Status of Maduro Ally Saab
US Military
US Air Force Tests New Ship-Killing Smart Bomb
Boeing Unveils T-7a Red Hawk Advanced Trainer for US Air Force
 
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Columnists

Ted Galen Carpenter
5/03/2022
This Time, NATO Better Take Putin's Ukraine Warnings Seriously

Doug Bandow
5/02/2022
Europe, Not America, Should Keep Ukraine Afloat

Dave DeCamp
5/02/2022
A Lesson From Ukraine: China's Red Lines on Taiwan Shouldn't Be Ignored

Ramzy Baroud
4/30/2022
Bennett Must Tread Carefully: The 'Sword of Jerusalem' Could Be Unleashed Again

Patrick J. Buchanan
4/29/2022
Will Putin Submit to US-Imposed 'Weakening'?

Ted Snider
4/29/2022
Iran Talks Stall: Does America Even Believe in Diplomacy Anymore?

Daniel Larison
4/27/2022
Breaking the Habit of Bullying Small States

Ray McGovern
4/26/2022
Bogus Charge of Rape Did In Julian Assange

Sheldon Richman
4/25/2022
NATO and Collective Insecurity

David Stockman
4/21/2022
NATO Put Ukraine on the Path to Partition

Scott Horton
3/03/2022
The History Behind the Russia-Ukraine War

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
2/10/2022
'I Know You Are But What Am I': Russia's Ready Response to US Africa-Alarmism

David R. Henderson
8/06/2021
Remembering Hiroshima

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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