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Updated October 14, 2020 - 9:08 PM EDT
Karabakh Clashes Continue as Ceasefire Fails
  Turkey, Armenia at Odds Over Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire
  Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict Raises Spectre of 'Pan-Turkism' in Iran
No One Punished For 'Unmasking' in Russiagate
  Russia Rejects US Envoy's Comments on START Extension
US Flew 60 Spy Planes Near China Coast in Sept.
  White House Advancing More Arms Sales to Taiwan
Trump Wants To Pull US Troops From Somalia
Infighting Threatens to Tear Syria's al-Sham Rebels Apart
Taliban Fails to Take Helmand Capital in Latest Offensive
Exiled Yemen President Rejects UN Peace Deal With Houthis
US Seized Iranian Gasoline, But Can They Legally Sell It?
item The US Military's 'Lessons' From Nagorno-Karabakh: God Help Us!  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item Why We Must Step Back From the Brink on China  by Daniel R. DePetris
item Pressure Israel To Free Hungerstriking Palestinian on Verge of Death  by Mondoweiss
item Foreign Policy Questions for the Candidates  by Doug Bandow
item How to Stuff the Middle East With Weaponry  by William D. Hartung
item US Flouting International Law in Potential Morocco-Israel Deal  by Alexander Bertschi Wrigley

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