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The Afghans who helped
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The Afghans who helped

Lithuania investigating Belarus for potential terrorism over RyanAir 'hijacking'
RyanAir flight path
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Lithuania investigating Belarus for potential terrorism over RyanAir 'hijacking'

Why Iran experts are skeptical about the significance of Tehran's new deal with Beijing
Wang Yi and Mohammad Javad Zarif.
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Why Iran experts are skeptical about the significance of Tehran's new deal with Beijing

Is Sen. Chris Coons becoming Biden's 'shadow secretary of state'?
Chris Coons.
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Is Sen. Chris Coons becoming Biden's 'shadow secretary of state'?

Biden administration likely won't oppose 'every single thing' Trump has done in Israel
Joe Biden and Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Biden administration likely won't oppose 'every single thing' Trump has done in Israel

Buttigieg criticizes both Trump and Democrats in sweeping foreign policy speech
Pete Buttigeig.
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Buttigieg criticizes both Trump and Democrats in sweeping foreign policy speech

A few hundred U.S. troops will remain in Syria after all
Donald Trump.
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A few hundred U.S. troops will remain in Syria after all

Tulsi Gabbard says Assad is 'not the enemy,' says it's 'possible' he used chemical weapons on Syrians
Tulsi Gabbard.
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Tulsi Gabbard says Assad is 'not the enemy,' says it's 'possible' he used chemical weapons on Syrians

U.S. envoy for ISIS fight quits 2 months early over Syria withdrawal
Brett McGurk
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U.S. envoy for ISIS fight quits 2 months early over Syria withdrawal

Iran says it will stay in the nuclear deal even if Trump quits
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.
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Iran says it will stay in the nuclear deal even if Trump quits

Pompeo slams Iran, pushes Gulf state unity in Saudi Arabia visit
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir (R) shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo slams Iran, pushes Gulf state unity in Saudi Arabia visit

Can Mattis prevent war with North Korea?
James Mattis.
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Can Mattis prevent war with North Korea?

Mattis mulls expanded military action in Africa after Niger attack
James Mattis
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Mattis mulls expanded military action in Africa after Niger attack

Trump affirms commitment to NATO mutual defense
President Trump
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Trump affirms commitment to NATO mutual defense

New Trump immigration order condemned by 134 foreign policy experts
John Kerry
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New Trump immigration order condemned by 134 foreign policy experts

U.S. boots on the ground are 'invaders,' says Syria's Assad
Bashar al-Assad
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U.S. boots on the ground are 'invaders,' says Syria's Assad

Mattis rejects 'dramatic military moves' in Asia on diplomacy tour
US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shake hands
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Mattis rejects 'dramatic military moves' in Asia on diplomacy tour

Donald Trump's campaign manager lavishes praise on Trump's ability to 'predict what will happen in the future'
An odd assessment from the Trump campaign.
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Donald Trump's campaign manager lavishes praise on Trump's ability to 'predict what will happen in the future'

Syria talks move toward creating transitional government
John Kerry met with world leaders in Vienna to discuss Syria's government
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Syria talks move toward creating transitional government

Obama, Raul Castro shake hands ahead of expected summit sitdown
Barack Obama
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Obama, Raul Castro shake hands ahead of expected summit sitdown

Kerry says interim deal with Iran may not be within reach
John Kerry
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Kerry says interim deal with Iran may not be within reach

New Defense Secretary Carter says U.S. may slow Afghan troop withdrawal
Ash Carter
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New Defense Secretary Carter says U.S. may slow Afghan troop withdrawal

Washington Post slams Obama's West Point speech
Washington Post slams Obama's West Point speech
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Washington Post slams Obama's West Point speech

The coming debate: Who lost Iraq?
The coming debate: Who lost Iraq?
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The coming debate: Who lost Iraq?

David Brooks: 'U.S. faces death by a thousand cuts'
David Brooks: 'U.S. faces death by a thousand cuts'
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David Brooks: 'U.S. faces death by a thousand cuts'

The Taliban fighters traded for Bowe Bergdahl wouldn't have been at Gitmo for long, anyway
The Taliban fighters traded for Bowe Bergdahl wouldn't have been at Gitmo for long, anyway
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The Taliban fighters traded for Bowe Bergdahl wouldn't have been at Gitmo for long, anyway

Should supporters of the Iraq War shut up now?
Should supporters of the Iraq War shut up now?
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Should supporters of the Iraq War shut up now?