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IAEA Falsely Says Iran's Stockpile Growing Rapidly


Israeli Military 'Greatly Accelerating' Plans to Attack Iran

Taliban Announces New Interim Afghan Govt


Blinken Says Taliban Pledges to Allow Afghans to 'Freely Depart'


Taliban: CIA Destroyed Equipment Worth $100s of Millions in Kabul

Afghanistan: Aid Groups Warn of 'Impending Crisis'


Analysis on Kabul Drone Strike Reveals US Unsure About Target

China Denies Rumors It Is Taking Over Bagram Air Base

item When Foreign Policy Becomes Farce: Bring Brazil Into NATO? by Doug Bandow
item For the US, There Was No Goldilocks Option in Afghanistan by Daniel R. DePetris
item 9/11 Militarized Police and Made Every American a Suspect by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall
item Is Democracy Versus Autocracy the New Cold War? by Patrick J. Buchanan
item How the US Lost in Afghanistan by Daniel Larison
item US Has Devised a Way of Waging War That Inevitably Leads to Failure by Patrick Cockburn

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In World First, Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender in El Salvador

Chinese Military Gets Youth Injection With Appointment of More Generals

33 Bodies of Houthis Pulled From Frontline in Maarib

US Probing Raytheon's Dealings With Qatar Military Consultant

Palestine / Israel
Apartheid Is Bennett's Best Case Scenario for Palestinian Relations

Following Escape, Israel Imposes Restrictions on Palestinian Prisoners

Israel Summons Father, Brother of Escaped Palestinian Prisoner

Israeli Guard Slept Through Palestinian Prisoners' Escape: Probe

Israeli Authorities Bulldoze Parts of Cemetery in Jerusalem

Middle East

G7 Countries Urge Tunisia's Kais Saied to 'Return to Constitutional Order'

Warrants Issued for 214 Suspects in Failed 2016 Turkish Coup

Guinea Coup

Guinea Opposition Leader Says He's Open to Participate in Transition Following Coup

Guinea Coup Leaders Promise to Free Political Prisoners

Guinea Junta Consolidates Takeover by Naming Military Governors

How the Coup in Guinea Could Raise Car Prices - or Foster Better Deals for Its People


150 Starved to Death in Ethiopia's Tigray in August: Tigray Forces

Gunmen Kidnap 18 Villagers in Latest Attack in Northern Nigeria
As Moroccans Prepare to Vote, What Are the Key Challenges?

Libya Says Senior ISIS Figure Embarak Al-Khazimi Arrested

Libya Releases Political Prisoners as Part of Reconciliation

The War at Home

Americans Warier of US Government Surveillance: AP-NORC Poll

NYC Identifies Two More 9/11 Victims

USAF Awards $95 Million Hypersonic Missile Design Contracts


Germany Admits Police Used Spyware From NSO Group in 'Small Number of Cases'

Poland Imposes State of Emergency on Belarus Border
Sweden Arrests Women Suspected of ISIS-Related War Crimes in Syria
France's Lafarge Loses Ruling in Syria 'Crimes Against Humanity' Case
Who Is Mohammad Hasan Akhund, the Head of Taliban Government?
Who Are the Key Figures in the New Taliban Government?
Pictures: Panjshir, the Last Pocket of Resistance, Falls to Taliban

Hundreds of Afghans Take to Kabul's Streets Calling for 'Freedom'

Armed US Citizens Caught on Way to Afghanistan, Raising Concerns of Rogue Civilian Operations

Well-Known Journalist, Spokesman for Resistance, Killed in Panjshir

Taliban Gunmen Fire in the Air to Disperse Protest in Kabul: Witnesses

China May Turn to Australia After Guinea Coup Stokes Fears of Global Supply Disruptions

US Air Force Accused of Trolling China Military During Recon Op

Taiwan Reveals High Cost of PLA Aggressive Sorties With Air Force Budget Boost Proposal

North / South Korea

South Korea Conducts SLMB Test From New Submarine System

High Flying North Korean General Promoted to Senior Party Role

UK Carrier Strike Group, South Korea Conduct Joint F-35 Exercises


Russia Says Ukraine Organized Gas Pipeline Attack in Crimea

Russia Signs Deal With Iran in Bid to Boost Aircraft Sales

South Asia

Indian Police Videos of Kashmir Leader's Funeral Stir Fresh Anger

Two Pakistan Soldiers Killed in North Waziristan IED Attack
Southeast Asia

Myanmar Shadow Government Calls for Uprising Against Military

Philippines Scrambles Jets to Intercept Unknown Aircraft

Venezuela Receives First Batch of Vaccines Through Covax Mechanism

Cape Verde Court OKs Extradition to US of Venezuelan Ally

Venezuelan Government, Opposition Agree on Some Key Points During Mexico Talks


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Guantanamo: Trial of Suspected 9/11 Mastermind Resumes

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When Foreign Policy Becomes Farce: Bring Brazil Into NATO?

Daniel Larison
How the US Lost in Afghanistan

Ted Galen Carpenter
Refusing To Recognize the Taliban: A Pointless Wilsonian Practice in US Diplomacy Continues

Ramzy Baroud
On Propaganda and Failed Narratives: New Understanding of Afghanistan Is a Must

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
The Perils of Forgetting: Learn From the Afghan War or Repeat It!

Ray McGovern
Robert Gates and Those 'Transfer Cases'

Ted Snider
Why US Negotiations Always Fail

Scott Horton
Peter Bergen is Mistaken About Bin Laden's Strategy

Sheldon Richman
Afghanistan Aftermath: No Firings? No Resignations?

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

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

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

Justin Raimondo
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