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Updated August 15, 2022 - 8:47 PM EDT
Russia Wants IAEA to Visit Ukraine Nuclear Plant
 
  Kissinger: US Responsible for Bringing Itself to 'Edge' of War
  Nuclear Catastrophe Is Gaining Momentum in Ukraine
More US Reps Head to Taiwan After Pelosi Visit
 
  US to Conduct 'Air and Maritime Transits' in the Taiwan Strait
  China State-Owned Giants to Delist From US Stock Exchange
US Restores Syria Backchannels Over Missing American
 
  Israeli Strikes on Syria Kill Three Soldiers, Injure Three Others
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item Will China Mess With US Warships Headed for Taiwan Strait?  by Ray McGovern
item When Roger Waters Cried  by Gideon Levy
item How Many Ukrainians Will Die Before Ottawa Seeks Peace?  by Yves Engler
item The Ukrainian Boondoggle as a Black Hole  by William J. Astore
item Ukraine Gets CBS to Retract Critical Report  by Caitlin Johnstone
item NPR Distorts History of US Invasion of Afghanistan  by Bryce Greene

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Frontline
A Quarter of America's 400 Wars Have Been in Mideast and Africa, Study Finds
UN Says Humanitarian Agencies Face 'Biggest Funding Gap Ever'
Bolton 'Embarrassed' at Low Price Allegedly Offered in Assassination Plot
 
Ukraine
US Security Assistance to Ukraine
Russian Shelling Heavy in East; Ukraine Strikes Key Bridge
Russia Says US-Made Radar System Destroyed, HIMARS Missiles Downed
Ukraine Claims It Can Hit Most Russian Supply Lines in the South
Ukraine Calls for UN, Red Cross to Send Representatives to Russian PoW Camps
Almost One Third of Ukraine Needs to Be Cleared of Ordnance, Ministry Says
Key Ukrainian Adviser Says New, $5 Billion IMF Loan Would Reassure Other Creditors
Russia
Russia Tells US Relations at Risk if It Is Branded Terrorism Sponsor
Putin Says Russia and North Korea Will Expand Bilateral Relations
Sanctions & Shortages
US Says India Hid Russian Origin of Fuel Shipped to US: India Central Bank
Why Ukrainian Grain Is Not Going to Countries With a Food Crisis
First Africa-Bound Grain Ship Arrives in Ukrainian Port
First Ship Carrying Ukraine Wheat Under UN Deal Docks in Turkey
Ukraine War Diverts Attention From Hunger, Pope Says in Somalia Appeal
Nord Stream Gas Flows Drop on Friday Afternoon
Spain, Portugal Hail Berlin Call for Europe Gas Link
The World & Ukraine/Russia
Europe Eyes Musk's SpaceX to Bridge Launch Gap Left by Russia Tensions
Russians Are Increasingly Flocking to Visa-Free Serbia
Montenegro to Expel Russian Diplomat; Moscow Vows to Respond
Germany's Ex-Chancellor Schroeder Sues Parliament for Privileges Stripped Over Russia Ties
Armenia
Fireworks Blast at Armenia Market Kills Two, Injures 60
Afghanistan
White House to Circulate Afghanistan Memo Defending US Withdrawal
White House Left Kabul Evacuation Decisions to Final Hours, GOP Probe Claims
One-Year Review of Afghan Economic Crisis
Taliban PM Calls on Officials, Forces to Treat Public With Respect
Four in Five Afghans Who Worked for the US Have Faced Taliban Threats, Poll Finds
Four People Wounded in Kabul Blast
Taliban: Kabul Security Being Provided Despite Contrary Claims
Human Rights in Afghanistan Since Political Change
Freezing of Afghan Assets Large Factor in Economic Collapse: China
A Year On, Ex-Afghan Leader Defends Role in Taliban Takeover
Taliban Disperses Afghan Women's March for 'Work and Freedom'
A Year After Taliban Limited Right to Learn, Afghan Girls Turn to Informal Classes
Pakistan/India
Timeline: 75 Years of Partition and India-Pakistan Tensions
Infographic: How Were India-Pakistan Partition Borders Drawn?
Split Families Still Suffer After 75 Years of India-Pakistan Partition
Photos: How a Border Line Divided a Kashmir Village, Split Families
Photos: Pakistan Celebrates 75th Independence Day
Man From Ahmadi Minority Stabbed to Death in Pakistan
Saudi Arabia to Renew $3 Billion Deposit for Pakistan This Week
Displaced by Partition, She Visited Pakistan Home After 75 Years
Pakistan May Increase Visa-Issuing Services for Afghans: Ambassador
India Confirms Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Sales Offer to Malaysia
China/Taiwan
How Pelosi's Trip to Taiwan Set Off a New Wave of US-China Electronic Warfare
China Sending Fighter Jets to Thailand for Joint Exercises
China Sanctions Lithuanian Deputy Minister for Taiwan Visit
Asia
Japan Joins US-Indonesian Military Drill for First Time
Commemorating Liberation From Japan, South Korea's Yoon Calls for Improved Ties
Sri Lanka Says Controversial Chinese Ship Can Dock in Its Port
North Korea Criticizes UN Chief's Support for the North's Denuclearization
Philippines Tries to Claw Back Money After Canceling Russian Helicopter Deal
Egypt
Egyptian Man Who Died in Police Custody Suffered Torture, Report Finds
ISIS Militants Besiege Facilities Near Egypt's Suez Canal
How Rabaa and Its Symbol Changed Turkish-Egyptian Relations
At Least 41 Killed in Egyptian Church Fire: Officials
Salman Rushdie Attacked
Salman Rushdie Off Ventilator and Talking After Stabbing
Iran, Lebanon Reaction to Salman Rushdie Attack
Salman Rushdie: Hezbollah Say They Knew Nothing About Attack
The War at Home
Police: Man Killed Himself After Ramming US Capitol Barrier
Air Force Will Shut Down Program That Trains Foreign Pilots
US Military Sexual Assault Survivors Should Be Able to Sue for Damages, Judges Rule
US Missile Defense Agency Priorities Include Hypersonics, Guam, Vice Admiral Hill Says
Pilot Error the Cause of Norway Osprey Crash That Killed Four US Marines
Combat Rescue Helicopter Cuts Trigger Cost Overrun: Air Force
 
Iraq
'No Authority': Iraq Judiciary Says It Cannot Dissolve Parliament
Iraq Daily Roundup: Six Killed
Sadr Followers Hold Mass Prayer Outside Iraqi Parliament
Explosions Hit Two Iraqi Militia Sites Near Baghdad
Iraq Blames Iran for Increasing Salinity in Shatt Al-Arab River
Relatives of ISIS Militants Transferred From Syria to Iraq
Palestine/Israel
Israeli Tanks Said to Fire Into Syria, Wounding Shepherds Who Approached Border
Senior UN Official Loses Her Post After Tweet Condemning PIJ Rocket Fire at Israel
Child Loses Eye After Israeli Soldiers Shot Him
Losing Battle With IDF, Palestinians in Firing Zone Face Largest Expulsion Since '67
Israeli Settler Rams Car Into Member of Fatah Revolutionary Council
Young Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained in Israel's Airstrike on Gaza
Beaten to Death by Israeli Soldiers: Father From Gaza Killed in the West Bank
Eight Wounded in Attack on Israeli Bus in Jerusalem
Israeli Settlers Destroy Portion of EU-Funded Water Pipeline in Jordan Valley
Palestinian Authority Officers' Sons Turn to Occupation Resistance in 'Alarming Trend'
Iran
Iran Suggests It May Accept EU Proposal to Revive Nuclear Deal if Demands Met
Iranian Nuclear Deal Agreements to Be Reached as Early as Next Week, Says Russian Diplomat
Confiscated Iranian Tanker Reloading Oil in Greece
Iran Seeks Three More Versions of Satellite Launched by Russia
Syria
US Steals 89 Tankers of Oil From Syria: State Media
Iran-Linked Militia Arrests Ex-Members in Eastern Syria
Large Protests Held in Northwest Syria Against Turkish FM's Remarks
Turkey
Turkey Won't Leave Syria to Assad, Minister Says After Demo
Don't Expect Turkey and Syria to Normalize Relations Any Time Soon
Turkish Court Keeps Kurdish Dementia Politician Locked Up
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian Man Wanted by Police Killed in Jeddah 'Suicide Bombing'
Saudi Aramco Unveils Record Profits as Oil Prices Soar
Middle East
Former Khashoggi Lawyer Asim Ghafoor Leaves UAE After Jail Term Overturned
Kuwait Names First Ambassador to Iran in Over Six Years
Kenya
William Ruto Edges Ahead in Kenya's Presidential Race
First Rigging Claims as Kenyan Media Slow Vote Tally in Tight Presidential Race
Kenya Gets Historic Number of Female Governors From August 9 Vote
Ethiopia
Ethiopia Govt in 'Direct Engagements' With Tigray Rebels: AU
Ethiopia Completes Third Filling of Controversial Blue Nile Mega-Dam Reservoir
Mali
Germany Suspends Military Operations in Mali
UN Troop Rotations in Mali to Resume on Monday
Mali PM on 'Forced Rest', His Office Says
Tunisia
Two Tunisian Soldiers Hurt in Clash With Jihadist Suspects
Tunisian Government, Unions Agree to Talks on IMF Reform Program
Africa
At Least 7 People Killed During Anti-Government Protests in Somaliland
Somalia Government Forces Retake Villages in Hiiraan Region
Sierra Leone President Says Protests Aimed to Overthrow the Government
Nigerian Police Urged to Be 'Humane' as They Tighten Security
Hundreds Rally in Sudan to Support Military-Backed Initiative
Moroccans Angered by 'Humiliating' Restrictions on French Visas
Zimbabwe Blames Measles Surge on Sect Gatherings After 80 Children Die
Mexico
Gang Violence Leaves 11 Dead in Mexican Border City
Mexico President to Bypass Congress to Keep Army in Streets
State Department Alerts US Citizens in Tijuana to Shelter in Place
Colombia
Colombian Government and ELN Rebels Meet in Havana to Restart Peace Talks
Colombia's Petro Replaces Security Chiefs in Human Rights Push
Venezuela/Colombia
Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaido in 'Informal' Meetings With Colombia's Govt
Venezuela, Colombia Name Ambassadors in Attempt to Repair Ties
Nicaragua
Nicaragua Police Ban Catholic Procession in Church Crackdown
Nicaraguan Catholics Gather for Mass After Govt Bans Procession
Nicaragua's Government Shutters One of Last Opposition Radio Stations
Americas
Paraguay's Vice President to Resign Following US Corruption Claim
Four Latin American Nations Back Castillo as Peru Political Crisis Continues
 
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Columnists

Ray McGovern
8/15/2022
Will China Mess With US Warships Headed for Taiwan Strait?

Ted Snider
8/11/2022
Is There a Red Line Biden Won't Cross?

Ramzy Baroud
8/06/2022
Why Resistance Matters: Palestinians Are Challenging Israel's Unilateralism, Dominance

Dave DeCamp
8/05/2022
The Mess That Pelosi Made

David Stockman
8/03/2022
Nancy Pelosi's Utterly Reckless Election-Season Gambit

Ted Galen Carpenter
8/02/2022
Washington Is Making the Same Blunder Regarding Taiwan That It Did in Ukraine

Patrick J. Buchanan
8/02/2022
Is Taiwan's Independence Worth War?

Doug Bandow
7/27/2022
US Celebrates Alliance With Seoul: But Is South Korea Worth a Nuclear War?

Daniel Larison
7/20/2022
Biden Hides Behind 'Great Power Competition' To Maintain the Bankrupt Status Quo

Sheldon Richman
4/25/2022
NATO and Collective Insecurity

Scott Horton
3/03/2022
The History Behind the Russia-Ukraine War

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
2/10/2022
'I Know You Are But What Am I': Russia's Ready Response to US Africa-Alarmism

David R. Henderson
8/06/2021
Remembering Hiroshima

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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