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Updated March 19, 2020 - 8:47 PM EDT
US Military Plans Martial Law If Necessary
 
  US Wants to Track Americans Over Coronavirus
  US Plan Anticipates 18-Month Pandemic and Widespread Shortages
  US Waives Potential Health Privacy Penalties During Coronavirus Crisis
New Iraq Group Takes Credit for Attacks on US
 
  Iraq Names US-Backed Adnan Zurufi as PM-Designate
  Three Rockets Strike Iraq's Green Zone
Coronavirus Could Keep US From Leaving Afghanistan
 
  US Envoy Urges Kabul, Taliban to Begin Prisoner Releases
US Announces More New Sanctions on Iran
Pompeo Threatens Family of ICC Staff With Consequences
Viewpoints
item The NYT Insidious Ongoing Disinfo Campaign on Russia and Elections  by Gareth Porter
item Israel Joins Totalitarian States Using Coronavirus to Spy on Citizens  by Barbara Boland
item US House Rams Through Nicaragua Regime-Change Bill With Zero Opposition  by Ben Norton
item The One Thing Corona Won't Halt: Endless War  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item Stop Tightening the Thumb Screws, a Humanitarian Message  by Kathy Kelly
item How US Sanctions Intensify the Spread of the Coronavirus in Iran  by Keyvan Shafiei

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China
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Iran
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Yemen
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Turkey
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3/19/2020
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Daniel Lazare
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Ted Snider
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Scott Horton
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Sheldon Richman
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