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Putin Warns 'Catastrophe' at Ukraine Nuclear Plant
  Pentagon Announces New $775 Million Arms Package for Ukraine
  Keeping Track of the Single Largest Arms Transfer in US History
Iran Nuclear Deal Is Close, but Obstacles Remain
  Report: Details of New Iran Nuclear Deal Approved by Iran
  With Iran Deal Closer Than Ever, Israel Presses for War
Biden Steps Up Somalia Strikes After Redeploying Troops
  Gunmen Storm Hotel in Somali Capital, Leave 20 Dead
French Foreign Legion to Secure S. Yemen Gas Exports
item With Iran Deal Closer Than Ever, Israel Presses for War  by Mitchell Plitnick
item 'Historic Presence' Doesn't Justify US Conduct in South China Sea  by Mark Valencia
item Americans Must Face the Hard Truth on Afghanistan  by Daniel Davis
item Mandatory National Service Is a Morally Bankrupt Idea  by J.D. Tuccille

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