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News
Updated August 2, 2021 - 8:50 PM EDT
US Asks 24 Russian Diplomats To Leave by 9/3
US Doubts Return To Iran Nuclear Deal Possible
 
  Iran: Allegations of Oil Tanker Attack Are 'Baseless'
  Iran's Outgoing President: Nation Was Not Always Truthful
Afghan Forces Bomb Hospital in Helmand
 
  Afghan Reinforcements Scramble as Taliban Contests Major Cities
US Military Hypes Report on China's Missile Silos
 
  China and the US Step Up Their Tug of War for Southeast Asian Allies
  Philippines Restores Key Military Pact With the US
Biden Puts Sanctions on Cuba, Says 'There Will Be More'
Viewpoints
item What Is a Winning Foreign Policy? Being the Planet's Imperial Guardian, Apparently  by Doug Bandow
item A Fresh Reminder of Russiagate's Failed Guardian(s) of Integrity  by Aaron Maté
item Craig Murray's Jailing Is Latest Move To Snuff Out Independent Journalism  by Jonathan Cook
item A Cruel and Unjust Peace for Afghanistan  by Matthew Hoh
item They All Scream Over Ben & Jerry's Not Selling Ice Cream in West Bank  by Ari Paul
item Renewed Hotline Between South and North Korea Is a Big Deal  by Jessica J. Lee

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Haiti Police Identify Former Top Judge as Suspect in Ex-President's Killing
YouTube Suspends Sky News Australia Channel
Kosovo Honors Late Son of US President Biden
Emergency Aid to Lebanon 'Not a Solution', Says UN
New UK Space Command Launched
 
Palestine/Israel
How Netanyahu Plans to Bring Down Israel's New Government
Riots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel's Mixed Towns
Hundreds of Palestinians Wounded by Israeli Army During Anti-Settlement Protests (video)
Jewish Settlers Destroy Over 140 Olive Saplings in West Bank
Israeli Police Reprimanded Rape Victim for Violating Quarantine to Go to Hospital
Bus With IDF Soldiers Mistakenly Enters Palestinian Area of Hebron
14 African States Agree to Reject Israel's Membership in the African Union
'Emergency Meeting': Israeli Cyberarms Firms Scramble After NSO Scandal
Israel's Olympic Gold Medalist Can't Legally Marry in the Country, His Mother Laments
Unexploded Bazookas Found at Site of Six Day War Battle in Jerusalem
Ismail Haniya Re-Elected as Leader of Palestinian Group Hamas
17 Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike to Protest Israel's Administrative Detention
Iran
Iran Grants Clemency to Over 2,800 Prisoners to Mark Eid
Iran's Health Minister Calls for Lockdowns Enforced by Military
Syria
Syrian Army Steps Up Offensive in Restive Southern City
Jordan Closes Jaber Border Crossing With Syria, State News Agency Says
Middle East
Iraq Monthly Roundup: 133 Killed in July
Three Hezbollah Men Among Five Killed in Lebanon Funeral Shooting
Senior Security Official Ambushed in Southern Yemen, Two Bodyguards Killed: Govt Source
Turkey: Seven Kurdish Family Members Killed in 'Entirely Racist' Attack in Konya
Tunisia
Ennahda Leader Blames UAE for Tunisia Power Grab
Two Opposition MPs Arrested After Criticizing Tunisia Power Grab
Tunisian Journalist Files Court Case to Challenge President Saied's Power Grab
Tunisian Security Forces Place Prominent Judge Under House Arrest
Tunisian Leader: Young Are Paid to Migrate, Harm Europe Ties
Tunisia's Powerful Parliament Speaker Ghannouchi Leaves Hospital
Tunisian President Says in Contact With 'Friendly Countries' to Cut Deficit
Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines Denies Shipping Arms, Soldiers to Tigray
Ethiopian Parents Living in Agony as Students Stranded in Tigray
Egypt
ISIS Likely Killed Eight Soldiers Sinai 'Anti-Terrorism' Operations
Egypt Says 89 Insurgents Killed in North Sinai Operations
Qatar's Al Jazeera Broadcasts From Egypt After 8-Year Hiatus
Africa
Six Civilians Killed in Rebel Attack on Central African Republic Village: UN

Fifteen Soldiers Killed in Niger Ambush, Ministry Says

Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as Jihadi Attacks Rise
Zambia Deploys Army to Curb Violence Ahead of Elections
US Official Lands in Sudan 'To Support Democratic Transition'
Nigeria Files Terrorism Charges Against Shia Cleric
 
Afghanistan
Afghan Forces Bomb Taliban in Bid to Halt Advance on Cities
Clashes Intensify in Herat as Reinforcements Arrive
'Bodies on the Streets': Fighting Brings Death and Destruction to Afghan Cities
Taliban Rockets Hit Kandahar Airport, Clashes Intensify in Afghanistan
Afghan Forces Scramble to Defend Prisons Holding Thousands of Taliban Fighters
Taliban and Afghan Forces Clash Again Outside Herat City
Five Civilians Killed in Afghanistan Mortar Attack
Fighting Continues in Key Areas of Lashkargah for 2nd Day
Afghan President Ghani: Shift in War Situation Needed for Taliban to Talk Peace
Taliban Won't Allow ISIS Penetration in Afghanistan: Pakistan FM Qureshi
Political Leaders Seek End to Violence as They Meet Afghan President Ghani
MPs: Afghan Army Chief Focused on Rivalries, Not War
Death Toll in Afghanistan Floods Tops 100, Dozens Still Missing
China
Iraq Troop Withdrawal Deal Marks Latest Phase in US Shift to Asia-Pacific
The Common Interests Behind China and the Taliban's Talks in Tianjin
Is the US Making a Real Comeback in Africa to Take on China?
Myanmar
Myanmar Military Ruler Promises Multi-Party Elections in 2023
Myanmar: Rights Group Slams Junta Ahead of Coup Anniversary
Six Months After Myanmar Coup, Battle for Diplomatic Recognition
After Months of Failed Talks, ASEAN Under Pressure to Name Myanmar Envoy
Asia
Kim's Sister Warns South Korea-US Drills Will Rekindle Tensions
US Top Diplomat Blinken to Court Southeast Asia in Virtual Meetings This Week
Mastermind Behind Deadly 2019 Kashmir Attack Killed in Shootout: Indian Police
France
French Police Clash With Anti-Covid Pass Protesters in Paris
France Clears Extradition of Burkina Faso Ex-President's Brother
Germany
Berlin Court Bans Anti-Lockdown Protests
Berlin Anti-Lockdown Protesters Clash With Police
Europe
Olympic Sprinter From Belarus Seeks Refuge in Japan, Fearing Jail at Home
Albania Repatriates Five Women, 14 Children From Syria
Americas
Peru Protesters Rally Against Pedro Castillo's New Government
Colombia Ex-Army Chief Will Be Charged Over Extrajudicial Killings
US Military
US Marine Quick Reaction Force Deployed Twice in Last 30 Days to Defend Embassies
Barksdale B-52 Brandishes Its Modern Arsenal in New Loadout Photos
Unspecified Maintenance Error After F-22 Was Washed Led to Crash at Eglin
DoD Put Troops and Families at Risk With Slow Response to 'Forever Chemicals,' Report Finds
Family of Pfc. Lavena Johnson Pleads for New Information in Soldier's 2005 Death, Questioning Army's Investigation
 
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Columnists

Doug Bandow
8/02/2021
What Is a Winning Foreign Policy? Being the Planet's Imperial Guardian, Apparently

Ramzy Baroud
7/31/2021
'New Form' of Ice Cream 'Terrorism': How Ben & Jerry's Has Exposed Israel's Anti-BDS Strategy

Ted Snider
7/30/2021
America Never Cared About the People of Cuba

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
7/29/2021
Nakhichevan: Corridor to the Next Round of Nagorno-Karabakh Combat

Daniel Larison
7/28/2021
Biden's Foreign Policy Failures

Ted Galen Carpenter
7/27/2021
Joe Biden and Press Freedoms: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Ray McGovern
7/24/2021
Love Triangle Exposed: Democrats-Mueller-NY Times

David R. Henderson
7/24/2021
What's Wrong with Registering Women for the Draft?

Sheldon Richman
7/15/2021
In Afghanistan, Watch the Forest as Well as the Trees

Rick Rozoff
7/09/2021
New Triangular Axis in Greater Middle East: Turkey, Israel, and Azerbaijan

Scott Horton
7/08/2021
Another Failed 20-Year War: America vs. Somalia

Dave DeCamp
6/16/2021
Despite Pushing Them Together, the US Is Unhappy With Closer Russia-China Ties

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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