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Senate Passes $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Bill
  Ukraine Hopes $40 Billion Aid Package Means High-End Weapons
  Pentagon Sets Another $100 Million Ukraine Weapons Package
Turkey Says 'No' to Sweden, Finland NATO Bids
  Finland Says It Won't Host Nuclear Weapons or NATO Bases
  Italy's Draghi Calls for Peace Talks, Ceasefire in Ukraine
Israel DM Seeks More US Actions Against Iran
  Food Prices Rise, Iran Clashes With Growing Protests
Yemen's Houthis Confirm Considering Truce Extension
Underground Movement Has Become Israel's Largest Militia
item Sweden and Finland in NATO: What's in It for Us?  by Doug Bandow
item Pentagon-Funded Think Tank Simulates War With China on NBC  by Caitlin Johnstone
item US Military Clears Itself of Blame in Syria Strike That Killed 'Piles' of Women and Children  by Brett Wilkins
item Quo Vadis, Mother Russia?  by Patrick J. Buchanan
item Turkey, NATO, and Peace in Ukraine  by Craig Murray
item Why Ousted PM Imran Khan's Coup Theory Is So Popular in Pakistan  by Ted Snider

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