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Navy Sec. Resigns Over Slamming Capt. Crozier
US Sent B-52s to Diego Garcia Amid Iran Tensions
  Iran Slams US Block of IMF Loan as 'Crimes Against Humanity'
OPCW To Blame Syria for Chemical Attacks
  US Officer Killed in Ambush in Eastern Syria
Taliban To Help Afghanistan Fight Coronavirus
  Taliban Warns Peace Deal at Breaking Point on US Violations
US Conducts Three Airstrikes in South Somalia
US Accused of 'Piracy' in Seizing Barbados' Ventilators
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item Muzzlewatch: Breaking Down the Legal Attack Against the BDS Movement  by Rob Lipton
item Hardly Shocking the Captain Was Fired for Warning of Coronavirus  by T. Christian Miller & Megan Rose
item Covid-19 and Iranian-American Relations  by Daniel Brumberg

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