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Updated May 19, 2022 - 1:14 AM EDT
NATO Members at Odds Over Buildup in E. Europe
 
  Finland, Sweden Formally Submit NATO Applications
  Turkey Blocks Start of Talks on Sweden, Finland's NATO Bids
  EU Unveils $220 Billion Plan to Stop Importing Russian Energy
DHS 'Disinfo' Board Put on 'Pause' After Backlash
Talks to Extend Yemen Ceasefire Are Ongoing
Pentagon Grilled Over Civilian Casualties in Syria Airstrike
US Military Could Get Access to Somaliland Port, Airfield
UN Envoy: Iraq Streets About to 'Boil Over' From Deadlock
US State Dept: Iran Deal Remains 'Far From Certain'
White House Considering Sanctions Relief for Venezuela
Viewpoints
item Washington GOP: War-Besotted Sucklers on the Public Teat  by David Stockman
item Keep Finland and Sweden Out of NATO  by Bradley Devlin
item Ukraine War: A New Opportunity for Demagogues To Destroy Freedoms at Home  by José Niño
item Who Misread Whom in Ukraine War Debacle?  by Ronald Enzweiler
item Ukraine: An Antiwar Dilemma  by Nan Levinson
item Biden's Promise to End Endless War Hits a Snag in Somalia  by Samar Al-Bulushi

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Frontline
Killer at Taiwanese-American Church Was Born in Taiwan, Not China
Two Wins and One Stinging Loss for AIPAC in Tuesday Democratic Primaries
Mexico Says Ready to Host Talks Between Venezuela Govt and Opposition
 
Ukraine
Russian Attack Drones, Artillery Wipe Out US-Made M777 Howitzers in Ukraine: Top Brass
Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty at Ukraine War Crimes Trial
Russian Armored Train Blown Up in Occupied Ukraine: Territorial Defense
More Ukraine Fighters Surrendering in Mariupol, Russia Says
Russia Says 959 Ukrainian Fighters Surrendered From Azovstal So Far
Russia Posts Video of Azovstal Fighters in Hospital After Surrender
Separatist Leader Says Court to Decide Fate of Azovstal Fighters Who Surrendered: Local Media
Vandals Daub Ukraine Colors on Swiss Monument to Russian Soldiers
Russia
Russia Uses New Generation of Laser Weapons in Ukraine
Russia Expels 27 Spanish Diplomats in Tit-For-Tat Move
Russia's Expulsion of Italian Diplomats 'Hostile Act': PM Draghi
Russia Increasingly Using Own Oil Tankers to Boost Shipments to Asia
Russia Expels Dozens of Diplomats From France, Italy, and Spain
Human Rights Watch Documents 'Apparent War Crimes' by Russia in Ukraine
NATO
Map: What Will NATO Look Like With Finland and Sweden Included?
Italy to Lead NATO Combat Unit in Bulgaria, to Send Up to 800 Troops
Italy Strongly Backs Finland, Sweden Bids to Join NATO: PM
Turkey's Erdogan Links Sweden NATO Bid to Return of 'Terrorists'
German Cabinet Approves Finnish, Swedish NATO Request, Says Minister
NATO Launches AI Initiative to Ensure Tech Advantage
Sanctions, Bans, Shortages
Yellen: Not Legal for US Government to Seize Russian Central Bank Assets
Russia Default Risk Surges as Biden Mulls Blocking Debt Payments
UN Chief 'Hopeful' of Ukraine Grain Deal to Help Food Crisis
Arming Ukraine
Pakistani Billionaire Buys Fighter Jets for Ukraine, His Famous Wife Says
Pentagon May Give Sweden, Finland More Security Aid
Finland and Sweden to Buy Firearms, Anti-Tank Weapons Together
US Army Looking to Speed M1 Abrams Tank Deliveries to Poland
Poland to Equip Tank Destroyers With UK's Brimstone Missiles
Czechs to Get German Tanks, Will Look to Buy More
The World & Ukraine/Russia
Biden: US to Work With Finland, Sweden to Stay Vigilant Against Any Threats to Shared Security
US Embassy in Kyiv Reopens After Nearly Three Months of War
US Senate Committee Backs Biden Nominee to Be Ukraine Ambassador
Germany Received Over 200 Asylum Applications From Russians in April: Ministry
German Ex-Leader Schroeder Loses Privileges Over Russia Ties
EU Plans 9 Billion Euros Joint Borrowing for Ukraine, More for Reconstruction
Europe
Greece Seeks to Join F-35 Program as It Lobbies Against Turkey F-16 Sale
Swiss to Sign Deal to Buy F-35 Fighters Before Referendum
Armenian Protesters Paralyze Metro in Growing Unrest
French Court Upholds Charge Against Cement Conglomerate Over Syria Operation
German ISIS Bride Given Two-Year Suspended Prison Sentence
Alaa Abd El-Fattah: UK MPs Call for Government Action Over Imprisoned British-Egyptian Activist
Egypt
'Political Speech' by Ex-Dictator Mubarak Son Rattles Egypt
Report: Egypt Recruiting Children 'To Fight ISIS Militants' in Sinai
Africa
Fresh Tripoli Clashes Underscore Libya's Political Volatility
Algeria Lawmakers Seek to Criminalize Israel Normalization
Second Rwandan Genocide Fugitive Confirmed Dead
Human Rights Watch Decries 'Serious Human Rights Violations' in Burundi
Mexico
Mexico Expects Prompt Response From US on Americas Summit Proposal: Foreign Minister
Report: Mexican President Downplays Tensions With US Over Americas Summit
 
Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh
Shireen Abu Akleh: Strong but Insecure, Israel Can No Longer Leave the Dead in Dignity
Abu Akleh Pallbearer Arrested Days After Israelis Attack Funeral
Israel Arrests 50 After Attacking Second Palestinian Funeral
Russian FM Meets PLO, Demands Probe Into Abu Akleh Killing
Al Jazeera's Shireen Abu Akleh's Journalistic Achievements
Palestine/Israel
Israel Approves Ultranationalist Jewish March in Jerusalem
Far-Right Israeli Group Calls for Dismantling Dome of the Rock on 'Jerusalem Day'
UN Experts Say Mass Eviction of Palestinians a Possible War Crime
Report: US Threatens Visa Waiver Plan Over Planned Entry Restrictions to West Bank
Israel Arrests Palestinian Students Ahead of Elections
Hamas Wins Landslide Victory in Student Elections at Flagship Birzeit University
Police Said to Beat Relatives of Seriously Hurt Palestinian Man in the Hospital
Saudi Arabia
US Lawmakers Demand Clarification on 'Khashoggi Ban' as Saudi Prince Visits
Human Rights Groups Urge UN to Use 'Leverage' and Probe Saudi Abuses
Lebanon
Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah Acknowledges Loss of Lebanon Parliamentary Majority
Hezbollah Chief Urges Cooperation Following Lebanon Election
Who Are the Independent Candidates Who Won Seats in Lebanon's Parliament?
Lebanon Election Monitors Complain of Violations, Attacks
Lebanon MPs Charged Over Beirut Port Explosion Re-Elected
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: 16 People Killed
UN Calls on Iraqi Politicians to End Seven-Month Stalemate
Yazidis Stuck in 'Tug-Of-War' Between Regional Armed Groups
Middle East
Turkey Arrests Three Suspected ISIS Suicide Attack Plotters
Iran Seizes Foreign Ship With Smuggled Fuel, Detains Crew
China/Taiwan
China Cautions US Over Cost of 'Bad Faith' Policy on Taiwan
China Blasts US, Japan Rhetoric Ahead of Quad Summit
Biden Adviser Sullivan and China's Yang Held Phone Talks
Taiwan Flight Tests Upgraded Tengyun Armed Drone
US Sues Casino Mogul Steve Wynn to Compel Him to Register as Agent of China
US Charges One American, Four Chinese Officials With Spying
China to Offload Two Million Barrels of Iranian Crude Despite Sanctions
Philippines
Philippines' Marcos Set for Supermajority as 'Uniteam' Dominates Congress
Marcos Wants China Ties to 'Shift to Higher Gear' Under His Presidency
Afghanistan
Watchdog: US Troop Pullout Was Key Factor in Afghan Collapse
Haqqani: 'We Are Not Forcing Women to Wear Hijab'
Female Students Say Taliban Sent Them Home for Wearing Wrong Color Hijabs
Pentagon Expects Kabul's Restrictions on Al-Qaeda to 'Loosen'
Taliban Mediate Ceasefire Between Pakistan, Local Militants
Afghanistan Owes Over $100 Million for Electricity
Taliban Cracks Down on Human Trafficking to Iran
India
US Seeks to Wean India From Russia Weapons With Arms-Aid Package
Three Decades Later, Convict in Former Indian PM Gandhi Assassination Freed
Tajikstan
Tajikstan Launches 'Anti-Terror Operation' in Restive Region
Nine Killed in Clashes in Tajikstan's Eastern Region
Asia
US Warns of Possible North Korean Nuclear or Missile Test During Biden Asia Trip
Top US and Pakistan Diplomats Say They Want Stronger Ties
US Military
US Space Force to Form Three Intelligence Squadrons
The US Military Is Building Its Own Metaverse
Navy's Top Enlisted Sailor Denies Telling George Washington Crew to 'Lower Your Standards'
Senators in Bipartisan Deal to Aid Vets Exposed to Burn Pits
US Marines Buy 14 Advanced Amphibious Vehicles From Britain's BAE Systems for $89.5 Million
 
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Columnists

David Stockman
5/19/2022
The Washington GOP: War-Besotted Sucklers on the Public Teat

Ted Snider
5/18/2022
US and Latin America: Trouble in the Backyard

Daniel Larison
5/18/2022
No More NATO Expansion

Doug Bandow
5/18/2022
Demagoguery Won't Stop Moscow's Aggression: West Should Stop Sacrificing Principles in Ukraine's Name

Patrick J. Buchanan
5/17/2022
Why Would US Give a War Guarantee – to Finland?

Ted Galen Carpenter
5/17/2022
The News Media's Ukraine Whitewash Grows Worse

Ray McGovern
5/12/2022
US Counting on Putin To Signal Before Using Nukes

Dave DeCamp
5/02/2022
A Lesson From Ukraine: China's Red Lines on Taiwan Shouldn't Be Ignored

Ramzy Baroud
4/30/2022
Bennett Must Tread Carefully: The 'Sword of Jerusalem' Could Be Unleashed Again

Sheldon Richman
4/25/2022
NATO and Collective Insecurity

Scott Horton
3/03/2022
The History Behind the Russia-Ukraine War

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
2/10/2022
'I Know You Are But What Am I': Russia's Ready Response to US Africa-Alarmism

David R. Henderson
8/06/2021
Remembering Hiroshima

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

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