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US Has 'Right to Respond' to Attack on Iraqi Base
Taliban To Launch Major Offensive if US Stays
  NATO Will Leave Afghanistan When 'Time Is Right'
Iran Restates Pledge That It Does Not Seek Nukes
  Iran Ready to Limit Nuclear Inspections if US Fails to Lift Sanctions
  Tehran Condemns US Attempts to Steal Iranian Oil as 'Act of Piracy'
NATO Will Leave Afghanistan When 'Time Is Right'
  Taliban Warns NATO Not to Scrap Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Yemeni Forces Repel Latest Houthi Push on Maarib
  Fighting in Yemen's Maarib Done With an Eye Toward Peace Process
New Documents Show Comey Lied About Steele Dossier
Nine Killed in Overnight Israeli Attack on Damascus
Philippines Wants More Than 'Loose Change' for Troop Deal
Biden Removes Petitioning From White House Website
item A Year Without a Combat Death in Afghanistan – Will Biden Break the Streak?  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item Biden Era Is Witnessing a Return of the Military-Industrial Complex  by Branko Marcetic
item How the New York Times Deceived Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg  by Edward Wasserman
item Is Biden Committing Diplomatic Suicide Over the Iran Agreement?  by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies
item The Suffering Underclass of War-Torn Yemen  by Nicolas Niarchos
item To Stop Endless Wars, Biden Needs To Give Up Some Power  by Elizabeth Shackelford

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