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US To Send Ukraine Longer-Range Rockets
  Ukraine Says It Will Receive 120-140 Western Tanks in 'First Wave'
  Egyptian FM in Russia Passes Message to Lavrov From Blinken
  HRW Says Ukraine Should Investigate Its Use of Land Mines
US Drone Strike on Suspected Yemeni al-Qaeda
  US Drone Supports Assault on ISIS Affiliate in Lake Chad Basin
  AFRICOM Says Four Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed in Somalia Airstrike

US to Ramp Up Military Drills With South Korea

NATO Calls for Stronger Partnership With Japan
Congress Could Block Turkey F-16 Sale
Has the War in Ukraine Reached Its Climax?  by Ted Snider
China Planted an FBI Mole Who Gutted the CIA's Vast Spy Network  by James Bamford
item GOP's Impending Great Betrayal  by David Stockman
item The Limits of Number One  by Doug Bandow

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Saudi Arabia
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The War at Home

Feds Drop Lobbying Probe of Retired General, Lawyer Say

Ai-Powered Surveillance Sought for US Central Command
US Says Russia Not Complying With Last Remaining Nuclear Treaty
Latin America

Violence in Colombia Falls in First Month of Ceasefire

More Suspects in Assassination of Haiti President Jovenel Moise Brought to Miami
Russia Seeks 'New Level' of China Ties
Belarus Willing to Offer More Help to Russia: Lukashenko
Russia to Check Cars for Weapons in Terrorist Risk Regions: Decree
Russian Oil Companies Told to Comply With Ban on Oil, Oil Product Exports
Russia's Oil Exports Rebound Ahead of the EU Ban on Fuel Imports
Ukraine Announces EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv on Friday
France to Send More Mobile Artillery to Ukraine
Ukraine Tells Hungary 'Anti-Ukrainian Rhetoric' Must Stop
Russia Claims Village Near Embattled Ukrainian City of Bakhmut
Brazil Refuses to Send Tank Ammunition to Ukraine
More Changes Coming to Fight Graft in Ukraine Govt: Zelensky
France to Send 12 More Caesar Howitzers to Ukraine: DM
Ukraine Says It Prevented Russia Cutting Off Eastern Supply Line
Britain Says It's Not Practical to Send Ukraine Fighter Jets
Armenia Asks Putin to Act to End Isolation of Karabakh Enclave
Azerbaijan Asks World Court to Order Armenia to Help Demining Effort
Europe Scrapes Out Economic Growth by Dodging Gas Disaster
Bell Is Arming Its Civil Helicopters in Hopes of Replacing Europe's Russian Rotorcraft
Finnish Armed Forces Obtain Anti-Tank Missiles From German-Israeli Firm Eurospike
Greek Opposition to Boycott Parliament Over Wiretap Scandal
Italy on Alert Amid Anarchist Attacks on Diplomatic Missions
US Urges Kosovo to Back Peace Deal and Form Group of Serb Municipalities
Workers Glued Sheared Bolts Back Together on UK Nuclear Sub
Slovakia Will Hold Early Election in Sept, Pro-Ukraine Stance at Stake
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Has the War in Ukraine Reached Its Climax?

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