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Cubans 'Disappointed' Biden Won't Ease Sanctions
  Biden Considering Intervention in Cuba To Provide Internet Access
  DHS Warns Florida Organizers Not to Launch Flotilla to Cuba
Preparing for Atlantic War, NATO Opens Command in Virginia
  Ukraine to Use Turkish Drones for War in Donbass, Black Sea
  US Delegation Visits Ukraine War Zone, Pledges Continued Assistance
  US Forms Regional Group With Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan
US Sanctions More Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong
  US-China: Superpowers Jostle Over Planning Senior Official's Visit
Afghan Govt Accuses Pakistan of Giving Support to Taliban
item US Courts Central Asian Dictators in Pursuit of Post-Afghan War Objectives  by Brett Wilkins
item Family Separation Law: Israel's Demographic War on Palestine Intensifies  by Ramzy Baroud
item The Overreaction to China's New Nuclear Silos  by Daniel Larison
item Reckoning With the US-Caused Destruction of Afghanistan  by Kathy Kelly

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Iran: Water Shortage Prompts Protests in Restive Southwest
USAF Conducts Maiden Hypersonic Warhead Test
Afghan Leaders Leave for Doha Seeking to Revive Stalled Peace Talks
White House Says 20,000 Afghan Interpreters Asking for US Asylum
Women's Groups Call for UN Peacekeeping Force in Afghanistan
Afghan Forces Retake Three Districts in Last 24 Hours: MoD
Deputy Afghan Governor Killed in Clashes in Kapisa: Sources
Kandahar Airstrike 'Aborted' Over Pakistan's Warning: Sources
Reuters Journalist Killed Covering Clash Between Afghan Forces, Taliban
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Indian Journalist Killed in Afghanistan Crossfire
Russia Says It Wants to Help Start Afghan Peace Talks as Fighting Rages
Russia: Afghan Instability Heightens With Hasty US Retreat
China/Hong Kong
No. 2 US Diplomat Sherman May Visit China if Talks Pan Out
US Warns Businesses of 'Legal Risks' Associated in Dealing With Hong Kong Companies
Chinese Spacecraft Aces Inaugural Flight, Aerospace Agency Says
Chinese Premier Asks Pakistan to Hold Accountable Culprits in Attack on Bus
China, Responding to Sanctions Report, Says US Should Stop Interfering in Hong Kong
Pakistan Military Rescues Five Telecom Workers Kidnapped Near Afghan Border
75 Children Killed, 1,000 Detained Since Myanmar Coup: UN Experts
Easter Bombings: Sri Lanka Probes Charges Against Spy Agencies
Saudi Arabia/UAE
Saudi Arabia: Lack of Hygiene Products for Female Prisoners a Threat to Health
Saudi-UAE: Despite Turmoil Geopolitical Goals Remain Steadfast
South Africa
Ramaphosa Vows Army Will Return Order to South Africa
South African Leader Says Calm Has Been Restored to Most Places
South Africa Has Identified Alleged Instigators of Violence: Ramaphosa
Sisi Tells Egyptians 'Not to Worry' About Ethiopia Dam Amid Calls for War
Torture and Abuse in Egypt's Prisons Fuel ISIS Recruitment, Rights Group Says
UN Security Council Asked to Authorize More Troops for Mali Mission
Mozambique Formally Seeks Help From Neighbors to Stem Insurgency
Gunmen Kill Nigerian Army General on Highway From Capital
King of Eswatini (Swaziland) Appoints New PM as Anti-Monarchy Protests Flare
Three More Regions Reinforce Ethiopia Army, Amhara Against Tigray Forces
Creditors Cancel $14 Billion of Sudan's Debt After Reforms, Israel Normalization
US Military
Biden to Nominate Defense Industry Expert Andrew Hunter as Air Force Acquisition Boss
The Number of Major F-35 Flaws Is Shrinking, but the Pentagon Is Keeping Details of the Problems Under Wraps
Citing 'Crisis' in US Military Child Care Facilities and Barracks, Lawmakers Want Extra $15 Billion
A Fifth of the Air Force's Combat-Coded F-22 Stealth Fighters Are Headed for Guam
National Guard Pleads for Congress to Reimburse Half a Billion for Capitol Security Mission
Iraq Daily Roundup: Eight Killed
Biden to Host Iraq's Prime Minister at White House on July 26
Iraq PM Announces Arrests for Murder of Prominent Analyst Hashemi
Iraq, Iran Swap Bodies of Nearly 80 Soldiers From 1980s' War
Kurdish-Led SDF Denies Responsibility for Mass Grave Found in Syria's Afrin
One Million Syrians Face Severe Water Shortages in Northeastern Syria After Water Station Fails
Palestinian Authority Blocks Entry of Aid to Gaza
Israel Recruited the Jewish National Fund to Secretly Buy Palestinian Land for Settlers
Israel Carries Out Mass Arrests of Birzeit University Students
Israeli Authorities Approve 510 New Units at Illegal Settlements Near Bethlehem
Israel's Killer Robots Go on Display at Greek Weapons Fair
Israel Has Denied Certain Married Couples the Right to Live Together. Some Hide. Others Break Up.
Israeli Police Promote Nationwide Facial Recognition System
Ancient Palestinian Canaanite Cemetery Bulldozed by Israel
No Ambulances Amid the Bombings: How Gaza's Covid-19 Patients Survived Israel's Military Assault
Israel/Palestine & the World
Netanyahu Urged Trump to Attack Iran After He Lost the Presidency: Report
Biden's Mideast Point Man Said to Urge Israel to Aid a Teetering PA
US Envoy Warns Palestinian Authority's Standing Has 'Never Been Worse'
Israeli Military Says Drone Crashed in Lebanon Due to Malfunction, No Data Leaked
Riots in Lebanon as West Calls for Quick Cabinet Formation
Hariri Resigns: What Next for Lebanon?
France to Host Lebanon Aid Event on Anniversary of Port Disaster
'We Don't Want Them to Feel Safe': New Forms of Protest Emerge Amid Lebanon's Crisis
Following Hariri Departure, US Says Lebanese Leaders 'Squandered' Last 9 Months
Pro-Kurdish Politician's Parliamentary Status Restored in Turkey
Russia Conducts Combat Readiness Exercise in New Regions
Biden, Merkel United Against Russia, Disagreements Remain
EU Hijab Ruling: Muslim Women Condemn Decision
Belarus Police Raid Homes of Journalists in Continuing Crackdown
Belgium Takes Back Mothers and Children From Syria Jihadist Camps
Cuban President Rejects US 'Failed State' Accusations
UN Rights Chief Calls on Cuba to Release Protesters
Censorship Circumvention Tool Helps 1.4 Million Cubans Get Internet Access
Vietnam Calls on Washington to Lift Cuba Embargo: FM
Haitian-American Elected Officials Request 'Urgent' Meeting With Biden
In Slain Haitian Leader's Hometown, Fear and a Vow: 'We'll Kill Them, Too'
Security Officials for Assassinated Moise Placed Under Travel Restrictions
Former Official May Have Ordered Moise's Killing: Colombia Police
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Family Separation Law: Israel's Demographic War on Palestine Intensifies

Ray McGovern
The Guardian: Regurgitating the Russia-Gate Canard

Sheldon Richman
In Afghanistan, Watch the Forest as Well as the Trees

Ted Snider
Why Are We Still at War with Syria?

Doug Bandow
Treat Saudi Arabia Like a Normal Country: No More Special Favors for a Murderous, Aggressive Regime

Daniel Larison
A Deranged Cult and Our Warped Foreign Policy

Ted Galen Carpenter
Refreshing Exception: Resistance Prevented Obama From Starting Another Presidential War

Rick Rozoff
New Triangular Axis in Greater Middle East: Turkey, Israel, and Azerbaijan

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
Spare Us an Afghan Threequel, Joe: Don't Get Pulled Back In!

Scott Horton
Another Failed 20-Year War: America vs. Somalia

Dave DeCamp
Despite Pushing Them Together, the US Is Unhappy With Closer Russia-China Ties

David R. Henderson
Chuck Yeager on War Crimes

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