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US Troops Deployed to Taiwan for at Least a Year
  Taiwan: US Commitment 'Rock Solid' After Biden's Comment on Xi
  US, China Agree to Hold Virtual Biden-Xi Talks
Iran Optimistic Deal Talks Could Resume 'Soon'
  US Says Will 'Turn to Other Options' if Diplomacy With Iran Fails
US Debates Promising No First Use of Nukes
Taliban Capture 4 ISIS-K Members in Kabul Raid
France Says Dispute With US Over Sub Deal Not Resolved
item How the 'Self Licking Ice Cream Cone,' Prolonged the 20-Year War  by Gareth Porter
item The Twisted Logic of Iran Deal Opponents  by Paul R. Pillar
item Will the US Officially Acknowledge That It Had a Secret Torture Site in Poland?  by Raymond Bonner
item With All Due Respect  by Col. Douglas Macgregor
item The Middle East and the Second Cold War  by Ted Snider
item Roll Back Nuclear Modernization Programs, Mr. President  by William D. Hartung

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Yemen/Saudi Arabia
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United Arab Emirates
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Venezuela Says IMF Has Not Delivered Covid Funds Amid Dispute
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