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China: 'Tasks' Near Taiwan Complete, Plans Patrols
  China Emphasizes Desire for 'Peaceful Reunification' With Taiwan
  Taiwan's Opposition Kuomintang Party Sends Delegation to China
  White House Considering Reducing or Increasing Tariffs on China
Conflicting Claims About Crimea Air Base Blast
  Zelensky Calls on West to Ban Russian Travelers
US Hits Somalia, Says 4 Shabaab Fighters Dead
EU Expects Quick Responses on the Iran Nuclear Deal
35 Killed as Govt, Separatists Clash in South Yemen
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item What Are We So Afraid Of?  by Daniel Larison

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Tunisia Court Revokes President's Encroachment on Judiciary
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Egypt Imposes Curbs on Electricity Consumption to Boost Natural Gas Exports
The War at Home
Two US Soldiers Dead in Weather-Related Incident in Georgia
Pro-Israel Groups Praise Biden's Response to Gaza Attack
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Dozens Wounded in West Bank Protest Against Israel's Killings
Gantz Threatens to Kill Islamic Jihad Leader in Gaza
Shireen Abu Akleh Monument Inaugurated in Ramallah
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Iraq Launches Mosul Airport Reconstruction 5 Years After ISIS Expelled
Erdogan and Assad Likely to Hold Talks Under Putin's Support
ISIS Leader Abu Salem Al-Iraqi Blows Himself Up in Syria
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