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Debt Ceiling Deal Puts No Limits on Ukraine Aid
  Weapons Firm CEO Celebrates Defense Increase in Debt Ceiling
Blinken Dismisses Calls for a Ceasefire
  Russia Says It Repelled Another Cross-Border Raid
  Drones Hit Russian Oil and Gas Facilities, Ukraine Border Regions
  US Sets 'Countermeasures' to Russian Suspension of Nuke Treaty
  State Dept: Pentagon Is Preventing Cooperation With Int'l Court
SpaceX Gets Pentagon Ukraine Starlink Contract
  Anti-Tank Weapon Sent to Ukraine Seen in Hands of Mexican Cartel
FBI Gathering New Information About Assange
CIA Head Took 'Secret' Trip to Beijing
Israel Launches Major Drills Simulating a 'Multi-Front War
Iran Resolves Two of the IAEA's Concerns
item When Spain Sounds Like France (and France Sounds Like China)  by Ted Snider
item Jack Teixeira, the Deep State, and 'Captured Media'  by Thomas Eddlem
item The Compulsion to Intervene  by Andrew Bacevich
item Tonight's Movie at 90 Seconds to Midnight: Fail Safe  by Roger Thompson

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