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White House Opposes a Ceasefire in Ukraine
  Slovakia Joins Poland in Sending MiG-29 Fighter Jets to Ukraine
  Ukraine, Russia Agree to Extend Black Sea Grain Deal
  ICC Issues Arrest Warrants for Putin and Other Russian Officials
Iraq War Costs Could Hit Nearly $3 Trillion by 2050
  Iraq Invasion Lies: Beyond Cheney/Bush – Biden to Powell to Pelosi

Turkey Plans to Approve Finland's NATO Bid

Iran's President Welcomes Invite From Saudi King
Serbia, Kosovo Leaders Discuss EU Plan To Normalize Ties
One Man's Story of Sabotaging Carter's Re-Election
item Iraq 20 Years: The Uses and Abuses of National Intelligence Estimates  by Ray McGovern
item 20 Years Later – The Media's Complicity Is Sent Down the Memory Hole  by Jeremy Earp
item The Minsk Deception and the Planned War in Donbas  by Ted Snider
item Washington Is the Midwife to the Birth of Any China-Russia Alliance  by Ted Galen Carpenter

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Gallup Poll: Support for Palestinians Continues to Grow Among Democratic Voters
Houthis Accuse Saudi Arabia of Renewed Border Attacks on Yemen
Kremlin Says Ukraine 'Illegally Attacking' Orthodox Church
Top Ukraine, US Defense Officials Discussed Military Aid in Call Kyiv
Ukraine's Zelensky Imposes Sanctions on Syria's Assad
EU Countries to Sign Agreement to Buy Shells for Ukraine
China Foreign Minister Urges Solution to Ukraine War in Rare Call
Putin Visits Crimea on Anniversary of Its Annexation From Ukraine
Putin Makes Surprise Trip to Occupied Mariupol
CENTCOM Chief Decries Russian Flyovers of US Occupation Bases in Syria
Black Sea Drones Show US Involvement in Conflict Against Russia, Says Kremlin
Russia's Private Wagner Army Targets 30,000 New Recruits by Mid-May: Group Founder
Vandals Attack French Politician's Office Over Pensions Row
Paris Police Ban Protest Rallies in City's Hotspots
Croatian Authorities Destroy World War II Anti-Ship Mine
Greece Buying Vehicles That Marines Corps Beached After Fatal Sinking
Serbian President Criticizes ICC Arrest Warrant for Putin
UN Funding Shortfall Forces Food Ration Cuts for Millions of Hungry Afghans
ISIS Suppressed in Afghanistan: FM Muttaqi
Kabul Reacts to UNSC Resolution on Afghanistan's Situation
UN Statement Signed by Over 70 Nations, EU on Afghan Women's Rights
UN Extends Afghanistan Mission by Another Year
Young Afghan Women Train as Midwives as Country's Maternal Mortality Rate Is Amongst the Highest in World
Pakistani Police Storm Home of Former PM Khan, Arrest 61
Pakistani Police File Terrorism Charges Against Ex-PM Khan
Pakistan's Ex-Pm Imran Khan Marks Court Presence as Supporters Clash With Police
North Korea
North Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missile Towards Sea

North Korea Claims Almost 800,000 People Have Signed Up for Military to Fight Against US

Asia Pacific
First Wave of Tech to Defend Guam From Newer Threats Due in 2024
Japan Discusses Security in First FM Visit to Solomon Islands
New Hypersonic Missile Revealed in Australian Defense Makeover
Pentagon Chooses Australian Firm to Build Hypersonic Test Aircraft
Australia Has 'Absolutely Not' Committed to Join US in Event of War Over Taiwan, DM Says
The War at Home
400,000 Gallons of Radioactive Water Leaked From a Nuclear Plant in Minnesota
Higher Cancer Rates Found in Military Pilots, Ground Crews: Pentagon Study
A Few Bad Men: Marine Corps Fails to Punish Senior Officer Misconduct, Time and Again
Toxic US Military Burn Pits in Iraq Caused Cancer, Other Illnesses
Mutanabbi Street Slowly Re-Emerges, 20 Years on From Iraq War
Photos: the Millions Who Protested Against the Invasion of Iraq
Iraq and Iran Sign Deal to Tighten Border Security
The Clash of Two Cities: Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and the Future of Iraq's Kurdistan

Iraq Daily Roundup: Seven Killed

Israel's Judicial Overhaul
Biden Tells Netanyahu He Backs Compromise on Judicial Overhaul
Blinken Says Consensus Is Key as Netanyahu's Judicial Overhaul Divides Israel
Sephardi Chief Rabbi Speaks Out on Israel's Judicial Reform
Thousands Rally Against Netanyahu's Judicial Overhaul for 11th Week
Hundreds of Elite Israeli Reservists Say They Are Joining Judicial Protests
Netanyahu Urges Military Chief to Contain Reservist Protest
In Two Weeks, Israel's Pro-Democracy Protest Could Seem Like a Walk in the Park
Israelis and Palestinians Meet in Egypt to Ease Tensions

Israel to Continue West Bank Raids Despite Egypt Summit

Israel, Palestinians Agree to Establish 'Mechanism' to Curb Violence
Qatar, UAE Send Millions of Dollars to Rebuild Hawara
One Palestinian Killed by Israeli Army Fire in West Bank
Israeli Officials Will Not Meet EU Foreign Policy Chief Over Critical Remarks
Thousands Mourn Two Palestinians Killed by Israel Forces
Israel Assassinates Senior PIJ Leader in Syria
Gunman Captured After Attack on Israeli Couple in West Bank Town
Palestinian Man Thwarts Settler Attack on Jerusalem Church
Rep. McCollum: Americans Reject US Complicity in Israel's Mistreatment of Palestinian Children
Middle East
Kuwait Court Nullifies 2022 Vote, Reinstates Previous Parliament
Syrian Kurdish Force Says It Lost Nine Fighters in Iraq Crash
Egypt's Sisi Discusses Nuclear Plant, Grains Trade With Russian Officials
Egypt's Journalist Union Elects Government Critic as Chief
Italy Pushing IMF to Help Tunisia and Avoid Instability, Minister Says
Tunisian President Appoints Staunch Ally as Interior Minister
DR Congo
Angola to Deploy Troops in DR Congo's Rebel-Hit East

DR Congo Militants Kill at Least 22 in String of Attacks

Central African Republic Rebels Storm Mine; Nine Chinese Killed
Lagos Governor Re-Elected in Victory for Nigeria Ruling Party
Discarded Explosives in South Sudan Kill 10, Including Kids
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Iraq War II – 20 Years Later

Ray McGovern
Iraq 20 Years: The Uses and Abuses of National Intelligence Estimates

Ted Snider
The Minsk Deception and the Planned War in Donbas

Sheldon Richman
Hear, O Israel – Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Ramzy Baroud
Victory Is Defeat: Palestinian Children's Art Exposes Israel's Cultural Genocide

Ted Galen Carpenter
Is Weakening Support for Ukraine War Following a Historical Pattern?

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How Much Is US Aid to Ukraine Costing You?

Daniel Larison
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Doug Bandow
When Federal Interest Payments Come To Exceed the Military Budget: Time To Stop Defending the Rest of the World

Dave DeCamp
No Sign of Peace in Ukraine as New Year Approaches

Patrick J. Buchanan
Putin's 'Winter War' on Ukraine

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