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China Encircling Taiwan in Response to Pelosi
  As Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Menendez Bill Would 'Gut' One China Policy
Biden OKs $550M More Military Aid for Ukraine
  First Ship Carrying Ukrainian Grain Leaves Odesa Under New Deal
UN Chief: One Mistake Away From 'Annihilation'
  Biden Sends Mixed Signals to Russia in Offer of New START Treaty
  Israel: No Change to Nuclear Arsenal Policy Amid NPT Conference
US Hits Iran With New Sanctions Targeting Oil Sales to Asia
  Blinken Dodges Question of US Returning to Iran Talks
  Iran: We Have Means To Produce Atom Bomb, No Intention To Do So
US Claims al-Qaeda's Zawahiri Killed by CIA Drone
Rebel Artillery Strike Destroys N. Syria Military Base
item Washington Is Making the Same Blunder Regarding Taiwan That It Did in Ukraine  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item Would You Go to War So Pelosi Can Visit Taiwan?  by Peter Beinart
item Palestinian Universities Are Once Again Under Attack  by Neve Gordon
item Is Taiwan's Independence Worth War?  by Patrick J. Buchanan
item Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed  by Norman Solomon
item The CIA's Role in Watergate  by James DiEugenio

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Lebanon, Israel Closer to Deal in Maritime Border Dispute
Egypt Currency Hits Near-Record Low, at 19 Pounds to the Dollar
Al Jazeera Slams Egypt's Renewal of Rabie El-Sheikh's Detention
Sudanese Commander Says Coup Failed to Bring Change
Nigeria, Chad to Receive Turkish Attack Helicopters, Trainer Aircraft
Algeria 'Interested' in Joining Russia-Linked BRICS Group
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The World at Home
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This Guard Exercise Trains for Hypersonic Missile Attacks on Major US Cities
Senators Seek $2 Billion Space Force Budget Boost for Missile Defense, Responsive Launch
Biden Picks Next Space Force Chief
Northrop Wins $3 Billion Contract to Manage US Homeland Missile Defense Systems
Colombia Attorney General Asks, Again, to Shelve Case Against Ex-President Uribe
Ukraine Seeks to Retake the South, Tying Down Russian Forces
Russia Outlines Plans to Rebuild Ukraine's Devastated Mariupol: Official
Putin Says 'There Can Be No Winners in a Nuclear War and It Should Never Be Unleashed'
Russia Puzzled by Biden Proposal to Replace Nuclear Arms Treaty
Russia Says It Can't Help With Nord Stream Gas Turbine Repairs
Russia Bars Entry to Dozens More Britons Including Starmer, Cameron, and Piers Morgan
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The World & Ukraine/Russia
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Germany Restarts Oil-Fired Power Plants as It Seeks to Save Gas
North Macedonia Sends Russian-Supplied T-72 Tanks to Ukraine
US State Dept Approves Potential Sale of Javelin Launch Units to UK
First Ukraine Grain Ship Will Anchor Off Istanbul on Tuesday: Minister
NATO Peacekeepers Oversee Removal of Roadblocks in Kosovo
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Taiwan Cancels Leave of Some Soldiers 'To Immediately Prepare for War'
China's UN Envoy Says Pelosi Visit to Taiwan Would Undermine US/China Ties
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Taliban Minister Accuses International Community of Violating Afghan Women's Dignity
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