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Biden: $1 Billion Weapons Package for Ukraine
  Gen. Milley Says 'Numbers Clearly Favor the Russians' in Ukraine
  Top House Democrat Slams 'Too Cautious' Approach to Ukraine Aid
  US Increases Funding to Help Russians Access US State-Funded Media
Dutch PM Says NATO Using Ukraine as a Proxy
  Report: Baltic States Won't Get the Massive NATO Buildup They Want
Sadrists Resign Iraq Parliament, Sadr's Influence Endures
  Turkish Airstrikes Hit Yazidi Militia in Iraq, Kill Two Wound Seven
US May Respond to Taiwan Invasion Same as Ukraine
Israeli FM Calls on UN to Restore All Sanctions on Iran
item Why It's Hard to Take America's Word on the Summit of the Americas  by Ted Snider
item A Case Study in American Propaganda  by Robert Wright
item Israel Calls the Nakba a Lie. So Why Do Its Leaders Threaten a Second One?  by Jonathan Cook
item Biden 'To Stay the Course' in Ukraine  by James Carden
item Cultural Amnesia in War-Torn Ukraine  by Declan Leary
item Strategic Clarity on Taiwan Will Paint the US Into a Corner  by Christopher McCallion

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The World & Ukraine/Russia
Macron Says Ukraine and Russia Must Eventually Talk
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China's Xi Reaffirms Support for Russia's Security Concerns
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Bulgarian Opposition Calls for No-Confidence Vote
Israel, Egypt, and European Union Sign Natural Gas Export Deal
France's Macron Says Moldova's Bid to Join EU 'Perfectly Legitimate'
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Taiwan Official Warns Supersonic Cruise Missile Can Strike Beijing
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Japan, Australia to Expand Defense Ties for Regional Order
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Thousands Protest 'Bulldozer Justice' Against Indian Muslims
Australia's Foreign Minister Wong to Travel to Solomon Islands Amid Concern Over China Security Pact
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Brazil: Brothers Confess to Killing British Journalist and His Guide
Ecuador Indigenous Leader Released After Protest Arrest
US Military
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Saudi Arabia/Yemen
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DR Congo/Rwanda/Kenya
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The War at Home
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