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NATO: Ukraine Should Push Russia Out of Crimea
  NATO Chief: West Must Brace for 'Long Haul' in Ukraine
  Ukraine Sacks Human Rights Commissioner
US and NATO Push To Boost Military Spending
  Pentagon Mulls Plans to Boost Drills With Finland and Sweden
Bennett: Israel's Right to Act Against Iran's Nuclear Program
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item Biden's New Boondoggle  by Bradley Devlin
item Supreme Court Expands Govt Secrecy Powers in Torture Case  by Robert Pallitto
item No, It's Not 'The Situation.' It's Israel's Soldiers  by Gideon Levy

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