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Updated August 4, 2022 - 8:31 PM EDT
Pelosi Leaves Taiwan as China Prepares Blockade
  Pelosi Meets With Taiwan's Top Chip Industry Leaders
Senate Votes To Expand NATO to Sweden, Finland
  US Plan to Cap Russian Oil Price Draws More Skepticism
US Sets Massive Arms Deals for Saudi Arabia, UAE
US to Provoke Kim Jong Un With Assassination Dry Run
Iran, US, EU Envoys Return to Vienna for Nuclear Talks
item US Interests and Pretenses in a Changing Middle East  by Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
item Growing Tyranny of Mohammed Bin Salman  by Daniel Larison
item The Return of Submarine-Based Nukes?  by Tony Green
item Presidents Kill Because They Can  by Andrew P. Napolitano
item Has China Been Bluffing?  by Kim Petersen
item Pelosi's Taiwan Trip Is One Giant Mistake  by Daniel L. Davis

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