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Updated March 23, 2020 - 9:05 PM EDT

Pandemic an Opportunity for Wars, and Peace

 
  DoJ Wants To Suspend Constitutional Rights During Emergency
  News Outlets Will Take a Big Hit From Coronavirus Shutdowns
  Scott Horton Interviews William Arkin on Martial Law Article
Iraq's Iran-Aligned Blocs Reject New PM-Designate
 
  Iraq Military Claims Dozens of ISIS Killed in Airstrikes
Taliban, Afghan Govt Hold Call on Prisoners
 
  Over 40 Killed in Taliban Attacks Over Weekend in Afghanistan
Trump Offered North Korea Help on Coronavirus
Netanyahu Says Unity Deal With Gantz Reached
Khamenei Slams US Offer to Help While Sanctions Remain
Viewpoints
item US News Outlets Will Take a Big Hit From Coronavirus Shutdowns  by Dave DeCamp
item DoJ Wants To Suspend Certain Constitutional Rights During COVID19 Emergency  by Peter Wade
item Iraq's Resistance Reveals How US Troops Will Be Removed  by Bernhard
item Dual Paths in Dark Times: Despair or Hope Antiwar Dreamers  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item What Americans Don't Know About Military Families  by Andrea Mazzarino
item Russia Strikes Back Where It Hurts: American Oil  by Scott Ritter

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Kindness Spreads as Mideast Scrambles to Contain Deadly Virus
China Scrambles to Curb Rise in Imported Coronavirus Cases, Wuhan Eases Lockdown
Fraud and Sex Abuse Probes in UN Peace Ops Increase
 
The War at Home
Govt Budget Deficit Is About to Explode to Fight the Coronavirus
Trump Rejects Calls to Directly Use Defense Production Act
US Axed CDC Expert Job in China Months Before Virus Outbreak
Trump Orders National Guard to Build Medical Facilities in NY, Calif., Wash.
VP Pence Tests Negative for Coronavirus, White House Says
US Military
USAF Flew 1 Million Coronavirus Test Swabs to the US From Italy, and More Are Likely on the Way
Army Moves to 100% Virtual Recruiting as Covid-19 Continues to Spread
Navy Says It Will No Longer Name Ships With Covid-19 Cases as Virus Spreads on Waterfront
Pentagon Confirms First Defense Dept-Related Coronavirus Death
2,600 US Military Personnel in Self-Isolation in Europe Over Covid-19 Concerns
Special Tactics Airman Who Died During Training Identified
Pentagon Cleanup of Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' Likely to Last Decades
Afghanistan
Afghan Govt to Release Inmates Due to Covid-19
Militants Fire Rockets at US Military Base in Bagram
Human Cost of Afghan War: Kunar Woman Lost 3 Husbands
First Coronavirus Death Confirmed in Afghanistan
Koreas
North Korea Fires Projectiles Into Sea for Third Time in a Month
South Korean Churchgoers Scuffle With Police as Virus Curbs on Gatherings Kick In
Pakistan
US Gives $1m to Pakistan to Fight Coronavirus
Pakistan Halts All International Flights Until April 4
US Embassy Coordinating With Pakistan After Diplomat Shows Coronavirus Symptoms
Sri Lanka
Two Sri Lanka Inmates Killed in Riot Over Virus Restrictions
One Dead in Sri Lanka Jail Clash as South Asia Tries to Stem Virus
India/Kashmir
At Least 17 Indian Policemen Killed in Attack by Maoist Rebels
Kashmir Orders Shutdown Till March 31 Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Venezuela
Venezuela to Close Pumps as Gas Runs Short, Viral Outbreak Grows
Bitcoin Buying Boosted in Venezuela as Bank Branches Close Down
Venezuelan Journalist Arrested by Special Forces Following Coronavirus Coverage: CPJ
Americas
Riot in Colombia Prison Over Virus Fears Leaves 23 Dead
Brazil Coronavirus Cases Top 600, Diplomatic Spat With China Bubbles
Mexico Navy Copter Down in Police Operation; 1 Dead, 10 Hurt
Bolivia Postpones Elections, Announces 14-Day Quarantine to Stem Spread of Coronavirus
Germany
Germany Bans Meetings of More Than Two People in Public
Germany's Merkel to Go Into Quarantine After Contact With Infected Doctor
Spain
Georgia's Breakaway Republic of Abkhazia Votes for President
'We Are at War' Says Spain of Its Coronavirus Efforts, Seeking Extended State of Emergency
 
Israel/Palestine
Israeli Supreme Court to Rule on Demand to Reopen Parliament
Former Shin-Bet Chief: 4th Election Better Than More Bibi
Israel Destroys Bedouin Crops
Israel's Netanyahu Seeks 'Mass Blood Tests' to Weed Out Covid-19, Restart Economy
Israeli Police Allow Israeli Settlers Into Al-Aqsa Mosque, Restrict Muslim Presence
Palestinians in West Bank Must Home-Confine for 14 Days
Palestinian Man Killed by Israeli Gunfire Near Ramallah
Israel Health Ministry Warns of Tougher Action as Many Venture Outside in Warm Weather
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: One Killed; Rocket Attacks Continue
Iraq PM Designate Holds 'Positive' Dialogues With Kurdish and Sunni Forces
Karbala-Baghdad Pilgrims Defy Iraq Coronavirus Curfew
Thousands Defy Iraq's Coronavirus Curfew to Visit Martyred Imam's Shrine
Iraq Extends Curfew in Baghdad to Contain Disease
$22m Order for US Trucks in Iraq
Overpaid by $116 Million, Contractor Dumps Toxic Waste at Camp Taji in Iraq
Yemen
'Saudi Puppet': Yemenis Question Their President's Legitimacy
New Leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen Threatens to Be a 'Nightmare for Americans'
Two Emirates Red Crescent Aid Workers Killed in Yemen's Aden
Iran
Iran's Death Toll From the Coronavirus Reaches 1,685
US Says France's Decision Not to Extradite Iranian Engineer 'Regrettable'
Lebanon
Lebanon Calls in Army to Enforce Coronavirus Lockdown
Lebanese Ex-'Collaborator' Killed
Nasrallah: Hezbollah Not Involved in Amer Fakhoury's Release
Middle East
Turkey, Again, Cuts Water Supply to 460,000 People in Northeastern Syria
Coronavirus: Emirates Airline to Suspend Most Passenger Flights
Turkish Man Barred From Visiting Quarantined Relative Stabs Security Guard
Libya
UN Welcomes Positive Responses to Fighting Pause in Libya
Libya's LNA Follows Tripoli in Backing Call for Pandemic Truce
Libya's UN-Recognized Government Imposes Curfew Over Coronavirus Fears
Haftar's Militias Bomb Bab Bin Ghashir of Tripoli Hours After a Ceasefire Announcement
Man Killed, His Two Sons Injured in Renewed Rocket Attacks by Haftar's Forces on Tripoli
Guinea
At Least 10 Dead During Guinea Referendum: Opposition
Buildings Torched in Guinea Ahead of Referendum
Africa
Egyptian Engineer Dies After Alleged Torture Inside Security Agency HQ
Sudan to Form Transitional Parliament After Signing Peace Deal 'Next Month'
Italy
Italy to Bolster Special Powers in Strategic Assets
Coronavirus: 'Strange Pneumonia' Seen in Lombardy in November, Leading Italian Doctor Says
 
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9/16/2019
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Dave DeCamp
3/23/2020
US News Outlets Will Take a Big Hit from Coronavirus Shutdowns

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
3/23/2020
Dual Paths in Dark Times: Despair or Hope for Antiwar Dreamers

Daniel Lazare
3/18/2020
Saudi Arabia: The Crown Prince in His Labyrinth

Ted Snider
3/10/2020
Quieter and Quieter: The Evolution of Latin America's Silent Coups

Scott Horton
3/03/2020
The New Cold War With Russia Is All America’s Fault

Sheldon Richman
2/24/2020
The Nonintervention Principle

David R. Henderson
12/25/2019
Silent Night

Lucy Steigerwald
10/09/2019
George W. Bush Is Not Your Republican Friend With Whom You Respectfully Disagree

Ran HaCohen
12/11/2017
Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid

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