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SecDef: Ukraine to Get Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles
  Gen. Milley and Zelensky Say Ukraine Is Vital to National Security
  US Considering Sending Special Forces To Guard Kyiv Embassy
US May Sanction Countries That Buy Russian Oil
  Russia Won't Depend on West. Will Deepen Trade China Ties: Lavrov
  Ruble Surges as Russia Considers Looser Capital Controls
Biden Says US Military Would Defend Taiwan
  Biden Launches Economic Framework Meant to Counter China
Iran President: Slain Colonel Will Be 'Avenged'
  Israeli Intel Sources: No Iran Deal Is 'Worse' Than a Bad Deal
  Israeli DM: US Is Firm Against Removing IRGC From Terror List
Yemen Govt Upbeat on Extending Yemen Ceasefire
item Washington's Tolerance of Death Squad 'Democracies'  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item What's Biden's End Game in Ukraine?  by Ron Paul
item The US Is Calling for Thousands of New Troops, Permanent Bases in Europe  by David Vine
item Not So Deft on Taiwan
 by Joseph R. Biden
item Joe Biden's Hare-Brained Diplomacy  by Peter Van Buren
item 'Disinformation' Label Serves to Marginalize Crucial Ukraine Facts  by Luca GoldMansour

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China-India Border Crisis Has Quietly Resulted in Victory for Beijing
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BRICS Members Back China's Call for Expansion
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Artists Protest Over Restrictions on Afghan Women
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The War at Home
GAO: US Defense Department Isn't Doing Enough to Protect Sensitive Information
Air Force Cadets May Have to Repay Tuition for Refusing Covid Vaccine
Palestinian-American Student Snubs Blinken at Georgetown Graduation Ceremony
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Russia Says It Will Resume Talks When Ukraine Is 'Constructive'
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Russian Sentenced to Life in Ukraine's 1st War Crimes Trial
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