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Updated August 3, 2022 - 8:56 PM EDT
Pelosi Leaves Taiwan as China Prepares Blockade
  Senate Votes 95-1 to Expand NATO Into Sweden and Finland
  Even the People of Taiwan Say Pelosi Is Just 'Causing Trouble'
  Pelosi Accuses China of Threatening 'Democracy Itself'
  McConnell and 25 Senate Republicans Support Pelosi's Taiwan Visit
Russia Says US 'Directly Involved' in Ukraine War
  Russia Says US Has Shown No Interest in Negotiating New START
US Sets Massive Arms Deals for Saudi Arabia, UAE
  Yemen Parties Agree to Two-Month Extension of Truce
US Has No DNA Confirmation of Zawahiri's Death
IAEA: Good Words Not Enough, Iran Must Be Compliant
item Nancy Pelosi's Utterly Reckless Election-Season Gambit  by David Stockman
item Even the People of Taiwan Say Pelosi Is Just 'Causing Trouble'  by Donald Kirk
item Joe Biden Brings a Neo-Imperialist Vision to the Middle East  by Nader Hashemi
item US-Saudi Relationship: Beyond the Obvious  by Sam Husseini
item Tunisia and the Military-Industrial Complex  by Christian Sorensen
item The Road to Iran's 'Resistance Economy' Passes Through Revived JCPOA  by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

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