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Updated June 21, 2021 - 5:50 PM EDT
Iran Wants US Deal Before President Takes Office
 
  US Looks to Increase Anti-Iran Military Cooperation
Pakistan PM Rules Out Hosting CIA Bases
 
  Taliban Enter Key North Afghan Capitals
  Taliban Says They're 'Committed' to Afghan Peace Talks
Israel Won't Let Passports Into or Out of Gaza
 
  US Surveillance, Israeli Spyware, and the Pandemic
US Preparing More Sanctions on Russia Over Navalny
Dozens Killed in Fighting Over North Yemen City of Maarib
Biden Rejects Maduro's Call to Lift Venezuela Sanctions
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item US Should Close the Door to Ukrainian Membership in NATO  by Doug Bandow
item Have We Learned Nothing? Biden Backs Mass Murder in Mideast  by Connor Freeman
item Kill Espionage Act, an American Abomination to Civil Liberties  by Charles P. Pierce
item The Inhumanity of Israeli Settler-Colonialism  by Yanis Iqbal
item Please! Someone Set Biden Straight on China 'Squeezing' Russia  by Ray McGovern
item NATO Called the Greatest Threat to World Peace  by Jeremy Kuzmarov

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Two Gitmo Inmates Released After Being Held Without Charge for 17 Years
Video: Matt Taibbi Discusses the Legacy of the Steele Dossier
19 Die in Multiple Attacks in Mexican Border Town
German Government to Ban Hamas Flag
 
Palestine/Israel
Gaza: 20 Factories Destroyed, 5,000 Jobs Lost Due to Israeli Offensive
Man Shot, Four Israeli Officers Wounded, Cop Cars Burned in Clash at Wedding in Arab Town
Israeli Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound Backed by Israeli Forces
Israeli Police Injured, Vehicles Set on Fire in Clashes in Deir Al-Assad
Clashes Between Jews, Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem
Netanyahu Agrees With Bennett He'll Vacate PM's Official Residence by July 10
Bennett Warns Hamas: 'Our Patience Has Run Out'
Jewish Settlers Open Fire at Palestinians Near Nablus
11 Arrested in Overnight Raids After Police, Residents Clash in Israel
Elderly Injured as Jewish Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Hebron
Settlers Ramp Up Battle for Area C, With 14 West Bank Marches
Meretz's Frej Won't Back Extending Ban on Palestinian Family Reunification
PA Says It Wants to Renegotiate Terms of Vaccine Deal With Israel, Pfizer
Israeli Defense Minister Gantz Orders Fresh Probe of Submarine Scandal After Previous One Floundered
Israel/Palestine & the World
More US Labor Unions Join Alliance Against 'Israeli Apartheid'
Seattle Teachers Union Endorses BDS, Demands End to Police Partnership With Israel
680 Leaders, Intellectuals Urge Biden to Uphold Palestinian Rights
Netherlands Art Institute Cracks Down on Free Speech for Palestine – and Seizes Watermelon Banner
Malaysia Pledges $1 Million to Rebuild Gaza Coronavirus Center Destroyed by Israel
UN to Play Role in New Method of Transferring Qatar Money to Gaza
Israel to Send First Minister to UAE Since Normalization of Relations
Libya
Libya PM Says Key Coastal Road Reopened Ahead of Peace Talks
Pro-Haftar Military Officials Deny Reopening Libyan Coastal Road
Military Movements Banned After Haftar's Border Takeover
Minors Accuse Guards at Libya Detention Center of Sexual Assault
Women Migrants Reduced to Sex Slaves in Libya 'Hell'
Squatters Fill Gadhafi Compound as Libya Housing Crisis Bites
Egypt
Prominent Former Sisi Supporter Predicts Fresh Egypt Revolution
Egyptians Return to North Sinai Villages After Years of Displacement
Africa
ECOWAS: West African Bloc Aims to Launch Single Currency in 2027
Three Students Dead After Nigeria School Kidnapping, Says Principal
Ethiopians Pray for Peaceful Vote Ahead of Key Election
'Give Peace a Chance', Ivory Coast Ex-President Tells Police
WHO Declares an End to Second Ebola Outbreak in Guinea
Russia
National Security Adviser Defends Biden's Wait-And-See Approach With Putin
Russian Ambassador Returns to US to Build 'Equal, Pragmatic' Ties
Europe
Conservatives Lead French Regional Elections Marred by Record-Low Turnout
Armenian PM's Party Far Ahead in Early Election Results
Three Injured in Explosion at Serbian Ammunition Plant
NATO Soliciting Industry to Beef Up Internal Cyber Defenses
Americas
Rival Protests in Peru as Tensions Rise Over Presidential Vote
Chile to Begin Drafting New Constitution Next Month
Australia
Australian Police Arrest Man Over Alleged ISIS Membership
Australia Accused of 'Excessive and Unnecessary' Secrecy
 
Iran
Raisi: The New Iranian President Who Always Follows Orders
The New Iranian President's Most Controversial Quotes
Hassan Rouhani: The Life and Legacy of Iran's 'Diplomat Sheikh'
World Reacts to Election of Iran's New Hardline President Raisi
Iran's Sole Nuclear Power Plant Undergoes Unexplained Emergency Shutdown
Iran Summons UK Envoy Over Alleged Attacks on Expat Voters
Helicopter Carrying Ballot Boxes Crashes in SW Iran, One Killed
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Nine Killed
Rocket Targets Iraq Base Hosting US Troops
Yemen/Saudi Arabia
Houthi Drone Strike Kills Four Newly Recruited Yemeni Soldiers
Saudi Defenses 'Intercept' 10 Houthi Drones Launched at Kingdom
Lebanon
EU Threatens Lebanese Politicians With Sanctions Over Crisis
Lebanon's Crisis Caused by Feud Over Power, Says EU Envoy
Lebanon's Christian Leader Says He Still Wants Hariri as PM
Middle East
Turkish Women Rally to Defend Rights
Jordan Begins Sedition Trial of Those Nabbed in Alleged April Coup Attempt
Afghanistan
Afghan Leader Ghani to Visit White House as Withdrawal Nears
AP Interview: Former President Says US Failed in Afghanistan
Afghan MOFA: Islamabad Has Leverage to Push Taliban to Peace Talks
Abdullah Doubts Taliban's Intention for a Political Settlement
Clashes Reach Gates of Faryab's Capital in Northern Afghanistan
Afghan President Replaces Security Ministers Amid Taliban Advance
Afghan Government Unveils Major Security Shake-Up as War Rages On
Taliban Say 'Islamic System' Only Way to Afghan Peace, Women's Rights
Pakistan
Pakistan FM Qureshi Rejects Taliban Sanctuaries in Pakistan
Pakistan to Complete Fencing Along Durand Line With Afghanistan This Month
One Soldier, Two Terrorists Killed During Operation in Pakistan
Pakistan Wants Troops' Withdrawal, Afghan Peace Process Go in Tandem: FM
Interview With Pakistan FM Qureshi: Full Transcript
Pakistan
US-China Trade War Shocks Cost Global Value Chains 3-5 Years of Growth, UN Study Says
China's Anti-Sanction Law Won't Free Tech Companies From Stranglehold From US Restrictions, Experts Say
Chinese Wolf Warrior Diplomat Hits Out at Europe's Military Focus in Indo-Pacific
Taiwan to 'Adjust' Hong Kong Office Operations in 'One China' Row
'Forces for Good Will Prevail' – Taiwan Welcomes Massive US Vaccine Aid
Hong Kong's Opposition Civic Party Loses Two-Thirds of Its District Councillors in Round of Resignations Ahead of New Oath-Taking Rule
Asia
Japan Urges Europe to Have Stronger Military Presence in Asia to Tackle China
Myanmar Junta Leader Leaves for Russia Conference, Second Trip Abroad Since Coup
US Military
The Air Force Knew It Had an Ejection Seat Problem, but Didn't Speed Up a Fix. Then a Pilot Died
Army Investigating Death of Colonel at Fort Leavenworth
Naval Personnel Chief: Covid Vaccines Likely to Become Mandatory Soon
VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets
Shocking Images: America's Newest Aircraft Carrier Endures Explosive Tests Off Florida
Missile Defense Agency Lays Out How It Plans to Defend Against Hypersonic Threats
 
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Columnists

Ray McGovern
6/21/2021
Please! Someone Set Biden Straight on China 'Squeezing' Russia

Doug Bandow
6/21/2021
US Should Close the Door to Ukrainian Membership in NATO

Ramzy Baroud
6/17/2021
On 'Conflict,' 'Peace, and Genocide'': Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
6/17/2021
How To Lose a Country in 10 Years: The Burkina Faso Formula

Dave DeCamp
6/16/2021
Despite Pushing Them Together, the US Is Unhappy With Closer Russia-China Ties

Daniel Larison
6/16/2021
Farewell to NATO

Ted Galen Carpenter
6/15/2021
Killing with Kindness: Somalia Sets a Precedent for US 'Humanitarian' Interventions

Ted Snider
6/15/2021
Joe Biden and Latin American Question Marks

Scott Horton
6/10/2021
How America Destroyed the Middle East

Sheldon Richman
5/31/2021
About That 'Real Estate Dispute' in Sheikh Jarrah

Rick Rozoff
5/20/2021
NATO's War Against Yugoslavia: The Ghost That Still Haunts Europe

David R. Henderson
12/11/2020
Chuck Yeager on War Crimes

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

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