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US Readies Air Strikes Against al-Qaeda in Iraq
  Iran Deploys Troops to Guard Baghdad, Fight al-Qaeda
  Not What the US Planned: Al-Qaeda Tears Down Syria-Iraq Border
  Map: Where ISIS Is Gaining Control in Iraq and Syria
  US Plans Emergency Arms Shipments to Iraq
Iraqi Kurds Seize Kirkuk After Troops Fled
  Iraqi Govt Shocked as Military Routed by al-Qaeda
  As al-Qaeda Expands, Baghdad Is in the Crosshairs
  Al-Qaeda Faction Sacks Mosul, Iraqi Army Flees
  161 Killed, 119 Wounded as More Iraq Cities Seized
Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks End With Stalemate
  Ukraine Health Ministry: 270 Dead in Eastern Offensive
US Resumes Drone Strikes on Pakistan, 16 Dead
Nuke Nearly Detonated Over North Carolina, Report Says
Hagel Regrets Not Informing Congress Over Bergdahl Swap
Rep. Cantor's Defeat a Blow to Runaway Military Spending
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Noninterventionism: A Primer  by Daniel Larison
Caught Between Secrecy and Censorship  by James Bovard
The Only Standards Are Double Standards  by Robert Parry

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Blackwater Guards Face Trial in Iraq Shootings
Autopsy Finds That Nakba Day Protester Killed by Live Bullet
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EU, Arab League Join Forces Against Jihadi Threat
US-Taliban POW Swap
Official: More Transfers From Guantanamo Prison Not 'Imminent'
Bergdahl's Writings Reveal a Fragile Young Man
Hearing Fails to Calm Anger Over Deal to Free Bergdahl
Hagel Defends Bergdahl Trade as Part of 'Dirty Business' of War
Hagel: Time Was Running Out to Save Bergdahl
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Families Mourn Victims of Friendly Fire in Afghanistan
Technocrat to Populist, an Afghan Transformed
Afghanistan Economy Under the Gun as Bank Blacklist Looms
Feared Uzbek Jihadists Behind Deadly Pakistan Airport Attack
Terrorist Attacks Kill Five in Swat Valley
Cathay Cancels Karachi Flights as Pakistan Reviews Security
Japan Slams China Over Close Encounter of Jets
Japan Blasts Chinese Bid for UN Recognition of Nanjing Massacre
Philippines Authorities Arrest Major Terrorism Suspect
Thai Army Delegation Visits China Amid Western Reproach of Coup
Australia and Japan Agree to Pursue Closer Military Technology Ties
Egypt Deploys Infantry Battalion in Sinai to Prevent Attacks on Eilat
Leading Anti-Mubarak Activist Sentenced to 15 Years
Air Strikes Hit Benghazi After 'Truce'
Suicide Bomber Hits Army Checkpoint Near Libya's Benghazi: Officials
Libya Cabinet Starts Spending $50 Bln Budget Despite Falling Oil Revenues
Gunmen Kill Eight, Burn Church in Central Nigeria: Security Official
Nigeria's Military in Panic Media Clampdown?
Central African Republic: 21 Killed in Latest Clashes
Car Bomb Kills Up to Four UN Soldiers in Northern Mali
Rwanda, Congo Trade Accusations Over Border Fighting
Morocco's King Slow to Deliver on Pro-Democracy Vows
Deadline for Interim Government in South Sudan
Somali Pirates' Hostages Tell of Dramatic Escape
The War at Home
White House Outlines Steps to Protect Covert Identities
The Air Force Just Copped to Its Secret Stealth Drone
Marine Sergeant Major Loses Job After Altercation Depicted in Viral Video
161 Killed, 119 Wounded as More Iraq Cities Seized
Recording: ISIS Promises More Fighting in More Iraqi Cities
ISIS Loots $429m From Mosul Central Bank
Iraq: US Embassy Prepares Evacuation Plans
Islamists Force 500,000 to Flee Mosul
Does ISIS's Rapid Advance Point to Local Iraqi Support?
Sadr Calls for New Force to Defend Iraq Religious Sites
Governor Says Iraq Is Determined to Retake Mosul
Suicide Bomber Kills 16 People in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City
Islamist Fighters Capture Saddam Hussein's Hometown, Move on Key Oil Refinery
US Urges Iraqi Unity to Defeat Violent Insurgency
Iraq Says to Work With Kurdish Forces to Retake Mosul
Mosul Residents Fleeing to Arbil Berate Iraq's Maliki
Iraq Says Southern Oil Facilities 'Very, Very Safe'
Kurdish Oil Finds New Buyers in Europe Despite Baghdad Threats
ISIS Militants Kidnap Turkish Diplomats After Seizing Consulate in Mosul
Gaza Rocket Hits Israel, First Time Since Palestinian Unity Government Formed
Abbas Condemns Rocket Fire Into Israel, Calls on Armed Gaza Factions to Respect Unity Deal
One Palestinian Said Killed in IAF Strike in Northern Gaza
Palestinians Demand Action Against Israel Over Detainees
Former Dearborn Man Wanted by FBI Killed in Syria
Syrian Woman Survives 700 Days of Blockade
Yemen Shuts Ex-President's Daily, Channel
Yemen President Reshuffles Cabinet Amid Rising Anger Over Power Cuts
Middle East
Iran's Dissidents, Released but Not Freed
Bahrain Rejects UNHRC Statement Charges
Turkish Court Overturns Life Sentence for Sociologist Over 1998 Blast
Russia, Ukraine Trade Barbs After Gas Talks End in Stalemate
Russia Tells US That Kiev Must Stop Operation in East Ukraine
Colombia Split Over Peace Talks in Election Battle
Venezuela Orders 3 Arrested for Alleged Plot
Mexico Protesters Attack Journalists, Smash Glass
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