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Updated October 18, 2019 - 9:17 PM EDT
Kurds Agree To Abide by US-Turkey Ceasefire
  Turkey Accused of Using White Phosphorus in Syria Offensive
  Observatory: 224 SDF Soldiers, 183 Turkish-Backed Rebels Killed
Pence: No New Turkey Sanctions for Ceasefire
  Pompeo Suggests Trump Could Amend Syria Troop Decision
  House Dems Unanimously Vote to Condemn Withdrawal From Syria
  Trump's Letter to Erdogan: 'We Dumped It in the Trash'
UN: Record Number of Afghan Civilian Casualties
  Rare US Admission of Guilt for Killing Afghan Child in Air Strike
Sept. Deadliest Month for Yemen Civilians: UN Sees Hope
  Yemen's Houthi Court Issues 'Subpoena' for Trump, Obama, and MBS
UAE Puts Millions Into 'Vast and Influential' US Lobbying
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item Is Putin the New King of the Middle East?  by Patrick J. Buchanan
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item UK's Secret Saudi Military Support Program  by Matt Kennard & Mark Curtis

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