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Blinken Warns Kazakhstan on Russian Troops
  US Rules Out Eastern Europe Troop Cuts Ahead of Russia Talks
  Ukraine Pushes US Senators to Vote for Sanctions on Nord Stream 2
Iraq Re-Elects Speaker in 1st Parliament Session
  Sadr: No Place for Militias in Iraq
Iran Sanctions 50 Americans for 2020 Soleimani Killing
  France Says Progress Made in Iran Nuclear Talks
  Iran Minister Says Nuclear Talks Nearing 'Good Agreement'
US Cyber Task Force Conducts First Offensive Op in 2021
Turkey Kills 12 YPG Kurds After 3 Soldiers Slain
Saudis: 'Urgent' Situation, They're Running Out of Missiles
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item What a Sensible Ukraine Policy Would Look Like  by Katrina vanden Heuvel
item A World of Killer Robots?  by Rebecca Gordon
item US 'Credibility' Based on Defense of Taiwan Is Folly  by Brandon Carr

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