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Comment: Though Biden talks about 'ending endless wars', he would likely prolong and even expand the drone programme and US presence in Afghanistan, writes Sara Bakhtiar.

Alexander Vindman, who was fired by Trump after giving evidence to the impeachment inquiry, has retired from the army, saying the president subjected him to 'bullying, intimidation and retaliation'

US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

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US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

The US highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban

Senior US Democrats oppose Israeli annexations in joint statement

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Senior US Democrats oppose Israeli annexations in joint statement

Three top Democrats in the US Senate have released a joint statement condemning Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

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Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

Trump and Republicans have been rushing to respond to the mass demonstrations against police brutality and racial prejudice.

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Pelosi warns against unilateral Israeli annexation of West Bank

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Israeli annexation of the West Bank would undermine US national security interests.

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Pompeo aid tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog

A department official and close friend of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo put pressure on the former inspector general to halt an investigation ...

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

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US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The US House of Representatives voted with just one dissent in favour of the Uighur Human Rights Act.

Pompeo must testify over Linick's sacking: <em>Pelosi</em>

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Pompeo must testify over Linick's sacking: Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has described a recent spate of sackings in the State Department as a 'reflection of the complete ...

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Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus

President Donald Trump made the surprise announcement that he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that his own government experts ...

Fired US watchdog 'was investigating fast-tracked Saudi arms deal'

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Fired US watchdog 'was investigating fast-tracked Saudi arms deal'

Steve Linick was fired as the State Department's inspector general over his investigation into Pompeo's use of an emergency loophole to ...

White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

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White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

The White House hit back at fierce criticism over the firing of the State Department's top watchdog, suggesting he was a disloyal member of a ...

Anti-Muslim pogrom death toll in India rises to 33

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Anti-Muslim pogrom death toll in India rises to 33

The violence is the latest bout of unrest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's citizenship law, which triggered months of demonstrations that ...

Top EU diplomat discusses Iran, Palestine with US

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Top EU diplomat discusses Iran, Palestine with US

The High Representative of the European Union, Josep Borrell, visited the US on Friday to discuss his recent trip to Iran and Trump’s ...

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Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate in a historic impeachment vote.

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Trump boasts about killing Soleimani in Union address

Trump chose his third State of Union address to talk about the US killing of Qasem Soleimani.

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House to send articles of Trump impeachment to Senate

The House is gearing up to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, for what would be only the third presidential ...

Marcus Montgomery

How US progressives are stifling Trump's warmongering with Iran

Comment: Where Congress is limited in its ability to curtail Trump's actions, progressives and leftist grassroots are stepping in, writes Marcus ...

Trump administration considering dramatic expansion of 'Muslim ban'

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Trump administration considering dramatic expansion of 'Muslim ban'

The Trump administration is considering adding several Muslim-majority states to its controversial US travel ban, according to officials.

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Congress votes to curb Trump's war power on Iran

The United States Congress has adopted a largely symbolic resolution aimed at curbing President Donald Trump's power to take military action ...

Not even War Powers Act can stop Trump now

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Not even War Powers Act can stop Trump now

Comment: Democrats are trying to limit Trump's warmongering, but blind support from Republicans, plus a presidential veto are making that near ...

US Congress votes on limiting Trump's Iran military action

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US Congress votes on limiting Trump's Iran military action

Nancy Pelosi is furious with Donald Trump after he failed to consult with Congress before he authorised air strikes that ...

Trump says congress approval not needed for 'disproportionate' strike

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Trump says congress approval not needed for 'disproportionate' strike

Trump said he didn't need Congressional approval for a 'disproportionate' military strike on Iranian targets.

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