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Updated May 27, 2015 - 2:34 PM EDT
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Responsibility for Drone Killings: Obama and the Fog of War  by Brian Terrell
The US Is Telling New Lies About Iraq War II  by Gary Younge
A Missed Nonproliferation Opportunity  by Paul R. Pillar
ISIS: An Inside Job?  by Justin Raimondo
Nazis on the Backlot  by Philip Giraldi
NY Times Trumpets US Restraint Against ISIS, Ignores Hundreds of Civilian Deaths  by Glenn Greenwald

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In Myanmar, Muslims Arrested for Joining Terror Group That Doesn't Exist
Pakistan DM: Pakistani Taliban Are India's Proxy
First Batch of Clinton Emails Reveals Little New
Marco Rubio 2016: The Hawk Turned Dovish on Syria in 2013
Obama Says Working With NATO Allies on ISIS, Libya
 
Syria
Homs in Syria Is Likely to Be ISIS's Next Great Temptation
Syria Says Carries Out Deadly Air Raid on ISIS Stronghold
UN Agency Urges Truce in Syria Fighting During Harvesting
UK and Russia to Resume Syria Talks
Iraq
Shi'ite Militia Battle for Ramadi; 223 Killed Across Iraq
Pentagon Slams 'Unhelpful' Shi'ite Code Name for Ramadi Offensive
Yemen
Seven Members of Yemeni Family Killed in Saudi-Led Strike: Residents
UN Chief Confirms Delay in Yemen Peace Talks
Iran
Trial of Washington Post Reporter in Iran Closed to Public
French Diplomat Warns Iran Deal Unlikely by Deadline
Rouhani Says Most Iranians Want Peace
Russia Says No Delivery Date for Iran Missiles
Report: Iran to Cut Another Portion of Gasoline Subsidies
Palestine/Israel
Rocket Fired From Gaza Lands Near Israeli Port Ashdod
Amnesty: Hamas Tortured, Killed Palestinians in 2014 Gaza War
Israeli Military Transferred Private Palestinian Land to Settlement, State Reveals
Why Are There So Few Arabs on Israeli Zoning Boards?
Middle East
Bombing Exposes Saudi Failure to Curb Sectarian Strains
Inside Jordan's Fight Against Home-Grown Extremism
Erdogan's Palace Declared Illegal by Turkish Court
Asia
Militants Lay Siege to Guesthouse in Afghanistan's Capital
Who Is Killing Pakistan's Educated Elite?
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Malaysia Refuses Entry to Teen Leader of Hong Kong Protests
 
The War at Home
Privacy Advocates Oppose Fresh Senate Attempt to Renew NSA Spying Powers
Rand Paul Stokes Feud With GOP Leaders Over NSA: 'We Are on Opposite Sides'
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Libya
Libya Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni Survives Assassination Attempt
Failed Migrants Return Home to Senegal After Libya Ordeal
Italy's Eni Makes Gas Discovery Offshore in Libya
Egypt
Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing With Gaza, After More Than 2 Months of Closure
Egyptian Court Sentences Eight Militants to Death for Army Attack
Egypt Reports 521 Tunnel Openings Destroyed on Gaza Border
Nigeria
Boko Haram Kill at Least 43 in Nigeria's Borno State: Witnesses
Nigeria's Boko Haram 'Increases' Suicide Attacks
Captured Video Appears to Show Foreign Fighters in Nigeria's Boko Haram
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Africa
South Sudan Gains 'Full Control' of Oil Town From Rebels
Somali Militants Attack Kenyan Police, at Least One Dead
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Ukraine
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Cuba
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5/27/2015
ISIS: An Inside Job?

Dan Sanchez
5/26/2015
Shapen in Dispossession

Ivan Eland
5/26/2015
Tell the Persian Gulf States to 'Go Fish'

Lucy Steigerwald
5/22/2015
Rand Paul and the Tripartisan Case for Optimism

Nebojsa Malic
3/05/2015
Not Quite Goodbye

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12/16/2014
Questioning the Powerful

Ran HaCohen
8/02/2014
Yet Another War of Deceit

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