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Trump, Wall Street Journal Spar on Afghan Pullout
  US Envoy to Push Afghanistan, Taliban on Peace Talks
The Trump Administration Kills Coldly in Yemen
  Raytheon Finds Ally in Trump Aide: Selling Bombs Killing Yemenis
Fired State IG Was Investigating Saudi Arms Sale
No, ISIS Isn't Resurging Amid the Pandemic
US Navy Sends Submarine Force To Give Message to China
Libya Unity Govt Recovers Key Airbase From Hafter
UN Envoy Urges US and Russia to Discuss Syria Peace
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item Pundits Urge 'Stronger Force Posture' to Counter China  by Eli Clifton
item Narrative Managers Argue China-Like Internet Censorship Is Needed  by Caitlin Johnstone
item Ghost of J. Edgar Haunts Flynn Investigation  by Coleen Rowley
item America, Kissinger, and the Overexpansion Trap  by Daniel Larison
item Time to Rethink Security Aid to Egypt  by William D. Hartung

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