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McConnell Expects Wed. Vote on $40B Ukraine Aid
  Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Vote on $40 Billion Ukraine Aid
  Lloyd Austin Speaks With Russian DM First Time Since Invasion
  US Army to Revamp Alaska Forces to Prepare for Arctic Conflicts

Turkey Could Block NATO for Finland, Sweden

  Finland Announces Plan To Join NATO
  Ukraine Accused of Deadly Cross-Border Attack in Russia
  Russian Official Says NATO Risking 'Full-Fledged' Nuclear War
French Envoy: Quick Fix to Save Iran Deal Unlikely
  Iraq FM: Iran Has Provided No Tangible Evidence To Justify Irbil Strike
Yemen's Ceasefire Yields Five Weeks Without Air Strikes
  Deal Reached to Allow Yemen's Sanaa Airport to Reopen
FBI Asked Israel for Pegasus Hacking Tool
Israel To Build Over 4,000 Settler Homes in the West Bank
item Washington Needs to Play Better With Others: Relearning the
Art of Diplomacy
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item Why the White House Is Refusing to Restore Normal Relations With Iran  by Daniel Larison
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item NY Times Shifts Pro-War Narrative, Documents Failure of US in Ukraine  by John V. Walsh

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India Successfully Tests 450-Km Range BrahMos Missile From a Sukhoi Fighter
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