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No Trump Pardons for Snowden or Assange
  US Files Appeal in Assange Case
'We Are a Long Ways' From Returning to Iran Deal
  Iran Says Producing Half a Kilogram of 20% Enriched Uranium Daily
Biden Nominees Favor Tougher Stance On China
  Biden Taps China Hawk to Advise SecDef on Beijing
18,000 US Contractors Remain in Afghanistan
  At Least 40 Security Force Members Killed in Afghanistan in 24 Hours
Calls for Biden to Reverse Houthi Terror Designation Grow
  Incoming US Intel Chief To Release Report on Who Killed Khashoggi
Biden's Top Diplomat Wants Alliances to Counter 'Threats'
Alleged Airstrikes in Iraq Were ISIS Attack on Power Grid
US Bombs Somalia After Troop Withdrawal
Top Diplomat: Biden Will Recognize Venezuela's Guaido
item As Biden Takes Over, US Is in Desperate Need of a Little Foreign Policy Humility  by Doug Bandow
item When the National Security Debate Becomes Culture War  by Kevin Brown
item The Al-Ula Summit: 'Winning' Implications for Kuwait and Oman  Giorgio Cafiero & Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
item The Inconvenience of Democracy: Pre-Emptive Coups  by Ted Snider
item Medical Apartheid in Palestine  by Yanis Iqbal
item When It Comes to National Defense, Bigger Isn't Always Better  by Ryan McMaken

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