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Updated June 21, 2019 - 12:58 AM EDT
Trump Approved Attacking Iran, but Pulled Back
 
  Trump's Hawks Ratchet Up Pressure on Him to Attack Iran
  Doubts From Both Parties on Trump's Authority to Attack Iran
  Iran Says US Drone Entered Iranian Airspace, Turned Off Transponder
  Some Trump Officials Contradicting Pompeo on Iran and al-Qaeda
Senate Votes to Block Trump's Saudi Arms Sale
 
  UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Unlawful, Court of Appeal Rules
Defense Bill Hits Rand Paul Speed Bump
 
  House Appropriations Bill Would End 9/11 War Authorization
FBI Was Warned That Manafort File Might Be Fake
Senators To Force Trump's Hand by Imposing NK Sanctions
US, French, and Niger Troops Kill 18 ISIS Fighters
Viewpoints
item Trump's America and Egypt's Dictatorship Deserve Each Other  by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.)
item Have You Heard of the CIA's Iran Mission Center?  by Vijay Prashad
item Trump Enjoys Bipartisan Support for His Plan to Eradicate the Palestinian Cause  by Jonathan Cook
item The Fake News of D-Day  by Andrew Bacevich
item Where Is Trump the Realist?  by Peter Harris
item Pompeo Attempts To Link Iran to al-Qaeda So Trump Can Use 2001 AUMF To Attack  by Charles P. Pierce

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Frontline
Navy Undaunted After SEAL Witness Admits Killing
Sweden Won't Appeal Decision Not to Arrest Assange
What a US Op in Russia Shows About the Limits of Coercion in Cyber Space
 
Iran
Lindsey Graham: if Iran 'Attacks Shipping Again,' US Should Consider 'Taking Out Their Navy, Oil Refineries'
Top Members of Congress Huddle With Trump on Iran
India Deploys Two Ships in Gulf of Oman After Tanker Attacks
Iran Protests to Swiss Envoy Over US Drone Airspace Violation
The Global Hawk Drone Shot Down by Iran
Iran's Zarif Tweets That Downed US Drone Took Off From UAE
Iran's Zarif Says US Lying About Drone Being Hit Over International Waters
Iran's IRGC Says Downed Drone Had Turned Off Its Identification Transponder
Iran Urges International Community to Demand US Stop Its 'Destabilizing' Activity
Iran to Discuss Saving Nuclear Deal With European Powers, China, and Russia
US Efforts to Cut Off Iran Oil Revenue Working: White House Adviser
Israel's Netanyahu Urges Support for US Against Iran's 'Aggression'
House Speaker Pelosi Says to De-Escalate Tensions With Iran
Schumer: Trump Must Get Congressional Approval Before Any Military Action Against Iran
Yemen
Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Houthi Targets in Hodeidah
Houthis Say They Targeted Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport
Yemen's Houthis Launch Strike on Saudi Utility Station, No Damage
WFP Begins Partial Suspension of Yemen Food Aid
Saudi Arabia
Advocates Urge Canada to Stop Sales of Military Goods to Saudis Amid Backlash Over Yemen War
Saudi-Led Coalition: Houthi Projectile Lands Near Saudi Desalination Plant
US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to Blacklist on Human Trafficking
Palestine/Israel
Hundreds of Israeli Settlers Storm Palestinian Village, Prevent Prayers
Israel's Arab Parties to Run on Joint List in September Elections
From Spying to Lobbying, Israel's Fight Against BDS Intensifies
Hamas Chief: Israel Ignoring Ceasefire Terms for Gaza
Trump Advisor Bolton to Hold 'Regional Security' Talks in Israel
Hamas Chief Details Terms for Calm With Israel
In Rebuff to Trump, Palestinian Businesses Call for Freedom, Not Cash
Hamas Rejects Bahrain Conference That 'Normalizes' Israel Ties
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Attacks on Foreign Targets Continue; Six Killed
After Years of War and Drought, Iraq's Bumper Crop Is Burning
Syria
Dozens Killed in Heavy Fighting in Northwest Syria
Two Ambulance Workers Killed in Strikes on Syria Rebel Enclave
In Lebanon, Syrian Refugees Face New Pressure to Go Home
Turkey
Erdogan Hopes to Use Ties With Trump to Defuse S-400 Tensions
US Redoubles Sanctions Threat Over S-400 as Erdogan Vows Retaliation
Turkey Jails 151 for Life in 'Coup Ringleaders' Trial
Turkey Jails Ex-Air Force Commander for Life in Coup Case
Turkey's Erdogan's Struggles to Court Kurds in Battle for Istanbul
Kurdish Militant Leader Tells Kurds to Stay Neutral in Istanbul Election
Turkey Sends Second Ship to Drill Near Cyprus, EU Warns of Action
Mexico
Trump Thanks Mexican Leader on Border, Says Migrant Flow Slower
Researchers Confirm 1,600 Secret Graves in Mexico Since 2006
 
The War at Home
US Senate Roll Call Vote on Blocking Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
Apple, Keurig, Dr. Pepper, and Dollar Tree Press US to Drop China Tariff Plan
Amazon Delivery Drones Could Be Used to Spy on Homes, New Patent Reveals
Congress Briefed on Classified UFO Sightings as Threat to Aviator Safety, Navy Says
Buttigieg Faults Israel on Human Rights, While Klobuchar, Warren, Harris, Booker, and De Blasio Offer Excuses
North Korea
Xi, Kim Say Boosting China-North Korea Ties Good for Regional Peace
China's Xi Says World Hopes North Korea-US Talks Can Succeed
China/Hong Kong
China Rejects Threats, Tariffs as Way to Resolve Trade War
China Ready to Boost Security Ties With Armenia, Afghanistan, Serbia
Trump Says He Will Discuss Detained Canadians With China's Xi
Hong Kong Lets Protesters' Deadline to Scrap Extradition Bill Pass, Setting Stage for Further Demos
Afghanistan
Army Buys 9,000 Mini-Drones for Afghanistan Deployment, Rethinks Ground Robots
Taliban Delegation Holds Talks in China as Part of Peace Push
Religious Figures Call for Immediate End to War in Afghanistan
Pakistan/India
India Accepts Pakistan PM's Offer for Talks
Pakistan Pashtun Activists Say Leader Arrests Herald State Crackdown
Pakistani Ex-PM Plea for Suspension of Prison Term Rejected
Asia
Malaysian PM Mahathir Says Russia Being Made a Scapegoat for Downing of Flight Mh17
Sri Lanka Cardinal Says Government Hiding Truth Over Easter Attacks
Nigeria
ISIS Claims 12 Nigeria Soldiers Killed in Gajiram Attack
Rival Groups and Strategies Overshadow Jihadist Conflict in Nigeria
Africa
Leader Khalifa Haftar to Continue Attack on Tripoli
'Terrorists' Kill 17 Civilians in Belehede, Northern Burkina Faso, Minister Says
Malian Army Says Several 'Terrorists Neutralized'
Police Fire Tear Gas as Thousands in Malawi Protest Election
Hundreds Demonstrate for Civilian Rule in Sudan's State Capitals
Kenya: Police Seek Month Detention for Robert Alai, Patrick Safari Over Shabaab Links
Russia
Trump Says He Will Meet Putin at G20 Summit Next Week
EU Agrees to Extend Economic Sanctions on Russia Until 2020
Europe
Georgians Angry Over Russian Lawmaker's Visit Try to Storm Parliament
Serbia Sentences Ex-Soldiers for 1991 War Crimes in Croatia
Former Patriarch Threatens Future of New Ukraine Church
Canadian Paratrooper Killed, Two US Soldiers Hurt During Parachute Jumps in Bulgaria
Americas
Trump, Trudeau Mend Fences at White House Meeting
Colombian Armed Groups Recruiting Desperate Venezuelans, Army Says
Honduran President Orders Military Deployment as Civil Unrest Mounts
Guatemala to Review Vote Amid Complaints of Inconsistencies
 
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Columnists

Justin Raimondo
6/04/2019
China and the New Cold War

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
6/21/2019
Trump's America and Egypt's Dictatorship Deserve Each Other

Ted Snider
3/05/2019
Why Won't Maduro Let US Humanitarian Aid Into Venezuela? History.

Sheldon Richman
1/21/2019
America's War Culture

Lucy Steigerwald
8/15/2018
Plans To Memorialize a War Without End

David R. Henderson
6/19/2018
War-Fighting and the Loss of Liberty

Ran HaCohen
12/11/2017
Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid

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