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Pressure Over No Oversight of Ukraine Military Aid
  US Official Can't Imagine New US-Russia START Replacement
  NYT Buries News of Meetings on Nuke Response Options in Ukraine
NATO Chief: Brace for 'Long Haul' in Ukraine
  Zelensky: Russia Controls 20% of Ukraine, Kiev Loses 100 Troops/Day
Yemen Ceasefire Extended for Two Months
  Biden Reverses Course, Plans High-Profile Meeting With Saudi Prince
Beijing Calls on US to Stop Taiwan Trade Talks
Rand Corp on US Taliban Policy: Engage, Isolate, or Oppose
IAEA Ex-Inspector Wrongly Says Iran Breakout Time Is 'Zero'
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item A Graduation Speech to Air Force Cadets  by William J. Astore
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item Bush Is Biden Is Bush
 by Matt Taibbi
item The New Iron Curtain  by Patrick Lawrence

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Ukraine Seeks UN-Backed Mission to Export Grain Shipments Through Black Sea
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US Imposes Sanctions on Yacht Company That Caters to Russian Elites
US Targets Yachts, Cellist Linked to Putin Over Russia's War in Ukraine
Moscow Calls EU Move to Phase Out Russian Oil 'Self-Destructive'
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The World & Ukraine/Russia
Interpol Warns of Flood of Illicit Arms After Ukraine War
Biden Officials Speak With Ukraine on Latest Military Aid Package
European Parliament Bars Russian Lobbyists
Canada Asks South Korea to Restock Artillery Rounds Sent to Ukraine
Sweden to Supply More Military Aid Including Anti-Ship Missiles to Ukraine
Slovakia to Deliver Eight Zuzana 2 Howitzers to Ukraine, Says Ministry
Turkey's Baykar Donates Drone for Ukraine After Lithuanian Crowdfunder
US Says Tunisia Undermining Democratic Institutions After Purge of Judges
US Needs to Support Tunisian-Led Opposition to Saied, Says Former Ambassador
Tunisian President Sacks Dozens of Judges as He Consolidates Rule
Worker for Dutch Red Cross and Driver Are Killed in Mali
Four Kenyans Shot Dead by Security Forces in Protest Against Dangerous Wildlife
Divided Again, Libya Slides Back Toward Violence, Chaos
Protester Killed in Guinea's First Anti-Junta Demonstration
Senegalese Refugees Flee to Gambia After Separatist Crisis
Chad Declares 'Food Emergency', Urges International Help
Alaa Abd El-Fattah: UK Minister Raised Case With Senior Cairo Officials
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El Salvador
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US to Allow More Flight Routes to Cuba in Latest Restriction Lift
US Sanctions Mexican Police Official for Aiding Drug Cartel
Nicaragua Government Laying Waste to Civil Society
Colombia Only Partially Adopting Measures to Prevent Rights Abuses: Rights Panel
West Bank: Third Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in 24 Hours
Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Man in Bethlehem Camp Raid
Israeli Bill to Ban Palestinian Flags at State-Funded Institutions Gets Initial Knesset Approval
Palestinian Youth Killed as Israeli Army Storms Jenin to Demolish House
Israel Accepts Security Arrangements Allowing Egypt to Transfer Islands to Saudi Arabia
Israel: Doubt Over Bill 'Constituting Apartheid' in West Bank Throws Government Off
Israelis Begin Doing Deals in Saudi Arabia
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Russia Urges Turkey Not to Launch Offensive in Northern Syria
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UN Agrees to Change Turkey's Official Name to 'Türkiye'
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Canada Says China Harassing Its Aircraft Near North Korea
China Ambassador, New Zealand Foreign Minister Discuss Relationship
Australia, China Continue Pacific Rivalry With Island Visits
China to Take Necessary Measures to Protect Domestic Firms From US Blacklist: Commerce Ministry
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Hindu Banker and a Worker From India Fatally Shot in Kashmir
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Indian Officials Meet Taliban in Kabul in First Visit Since US Exit
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