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Updated May 18, 2022 - 10:54 AM EDT
Russia-Ukraine Talks Not Happening in 'Any Form'
 
  France, Germany, and Italy Favor Negotiations to End Ukraine War
Major NATO War Games to Begin Near Russia Base
 
  NATO Takes Command of US Carrier Strike Group for Massive Drill
  Austria to Remain Neutral, FM Says
  Turkey Won't Approve Finland, Sweden To Join NATO
US to Block Russian Debt Payments to Americans
 
  US Wants EU to Combine Tariffs With Phased Russian Oil Ban
US, Israel Military Simulation of Large-Scale Attack on Iran
 
  Israeli DM Falsely Claims Iran 'Few Weeks' From Material for a Bomb
US, Japan Preparing Statement Pledging to 'Deter' China
Pentagon Finds No Wrongdoing in Deadly Airstrike
Viewpoints
item The West Should Stop Sacrificing Principles in Ukraine's Name  by Doug Bandow
item The War in Ukraine and the 'Star Wars Effect'  by John Weeks
item Gulf States Led DC Lobby Blitz Targeting Iran Military Wing as Terrorists  by Eli Clifton
item No More NATO Expansion  by Daniel Larison
item US and Latin America: Trouble in the Backyard  by Ted Snider
item For Biden's Summit of the Americas, Obama's Handshake Shows the Way  by Medea Benjamin

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Frontline
Americans' Strong Support for Ukraine Aid Is Slipping, Polls Suggest
Finland and Sweden Hold Out Hope Turkey's NATO Objections Can Be Overcome
 
Palestine/Israel
Israeli Intelligence: Low Number of Quality Gaza Targets 'Very Problematic' for Future Fighting
Israel's West Bank Occupation Could Get Worse With Drone Use
Israeli Prime Minister Makes Controversial Visit to Illegal Settlement in West Bank
Israeli PM Welcomes Expansion of West Bank Settlements
Dozens Injured in Israeli Police Attack on Palestinian Funeral
Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian Man Near Nablus
Israel to Demolish Three 'Illegal' Chicken Sheds in Jenin
In Pictures: Devastation in Gaza a Year After Israeli Bombardment
Israel Withholds Body of Palestinian Leader Killed in Jenin
IDF Cancels Military Drill in Umm Al-Fahm at Mayors' Request
Lebanon
Lebanon Elections: Who Are the Major Winners and Losers?
Hezbollah and Allies Lose Parliamentary Majority
Lebanon Election Marred by Vote-Buying: EU Observers
Iran
Iran Says No New Development in Tehran-Riyadh Talks
Iran Says Arrested French Nationals Helped Foment Protests
'Economic Surgery Is Killing Us': Iranians Complain as Subsidies Slashed on Basic Foods
Iran Inaugurates New Drone Production Line in Tajikistan
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: 16 People Killed
Thousands Hospitalized in Iraq as Heavy Sandstorm Brings Country to Standstill
Yemen/Saudi Arabia
UN Envoy Calls for Extension of Yemen Truce
US Stresses Importance of Freedom of Movement in Disputed Areas of Yemen
Saudi Vice Defense Minister Meets NSA Adviser Sullivan in Washington to Discuss Yemen Truce
Afghanistan
US Takes Control of Afghan Embassy, Consulates in NY, CA
Fuel Prices Spike in Kabul Markets
Taliban Dissolves 5 'Inactive' Institutions
Haqqani Says Kabul Wants Good Ties With US, World
Taliban Reacts to CSTO's Statement
Asia
Sri Lanka Faces 'Man-Made' Food Crisis as Farmers Stop Planting
US Business Groups Criticize Biden's Taiwan Arms Sales Policy as Too Restrictive
Myanmar Resistance Urges West to Provide Arms for Fight Against Junta
South Korea to Buy 40 US-Made Helicopters
Pakistan Says It Foiled Suspected Attack Against Chinese Citizens
Mali
Mali's Military Government Says It Foiled Countercoup Attempt
EU Leaves Military Training in Mali Suspended, Stops Short of Ending Mission
DR Congo
Militia Attacks Claim 20 Lives in Eastern DR Congo
Uganda to Withdraw Soldiers Fighting ADF in DR Congo This Month
Africa
Opposition Leader Arrested in Chad After Anti-France Demo
Somalia Welcomes US Redeployment to Fight Al-Shabaab
Rival Libyan Prime Minister Leaves Tripoli Hours After Attempt to Enter Capital Results in Clashes
Human Rights Watch: Burkina Faso Armed Islamists Kill, Rape Civilians
Tunisia Court 'Consolidates Dictatorship' With Opposition MP Jailings
Zimbabwe Unfreezes Bank Lending Only Days After Policy Change
Algeria Says Arrested Activist Died of 'Natural Causes'
Ethiopia to Get $300 Million World Bank Grant for Reconstruction
Mexico
Over 100,000 People Officially Missing or Disappeared in Mexico
Mexican President Slams US Embargo on Cuba as 'Genocidal Policy'
The War at Home
US Authorities Find Major Cross-Border 'Narco-Tunnel' to Mexico
US Lawmakers Introduce Bill That Recognizes Palestinian Nakba
Musk Says Twitter Deal at Lower Price Is Not Out of the Question
 
Ukraine
Russian Strikes Wipe Out Equipment, Ammo Dumps, Troops
Russia Says It Hit US and European Arms Shipments in Western Ukraine
Pro-Russia Official Claims 16,000 Ukrainian Troops Encircled in Donbas
Ukrainian Troops Evacuate From Mariupol, Ceding Control to Russia
Azovstal Fighters Brought to Russian-Controlled Olenivka After Surrender: Witness
Kremlin: Azovstal Fighters Who Surrendered Will Be Treated in Line With International Norms
Russian Air Strike Kills Eight in N. Ukraine: Emergency Service
Ukraine Eurovision Winners Tour Europe to Raise Money for Army
Russia
Ukraine Will Get Worse for Isolated Russia, Analyst Says on State TV
EU Top Diplomat Says if Verified, Russia Has Suffered 'Impressive Losses'
Putin Says It's Impossible for Some EU Countries to Ditch Russian Oil Now
Russia Withdraws From Council of Baltic Sea States
Russian Negotiator Says Ukraine's Azov Fighters 'Don't Deserve to Live'
Russian Prosecutor Asks Court to Declare Ukraine's Azov Regiment 'Terrorist Organization': Ifax
Russia Says Fertilizer Producers Want to Ship Potash
Russia to Expel Two Finnish Diplomats in Tit-For-Tat Move
Sanctions, Bans, Shortages
Wheat Prices Are Rising, Along With Food Protectionism
European Energy Giants Set to Keep Buying Russian Gas
Putin: Europe's Russia Sanctions Tantamount to 'Economic Suicide'
Russians Line Up for Final Big Mac Ahead of McDonald's Exit
Egypt Waiting for 300,000 Ton of Wheat Stuck in Ukraine
Slovak Finance Minister Sets Up Battle With Proposed Tax on Russian Oil Processing
Hungary Figures Dropping Russian Oil Would Cost $810m as West Offers Alternatives
Arming Ukraine
EU Set to Approve New Military Aid for Ukraine
Macron Tells Zelensky: French Arms Deliveries to Ukraine Will Intensify
Yellen Calls on Allies to Step Up Funding for Ukraine
The EU Will Not Let Ukraine Run Out of Equipment: EU's Borrell
Lockheed Awarded $309 Million to Produce 1,300 Javelin Missiles for US Army
The World & Ukraine/Russia
Finland's Parliament Votes Yes to NATO
White House Confident NATO Can Reach Deal on Swedish, Finnish Membership
Biden to Host Leaders of Sweden, Finland Amid NATO Bids
After Weeks of Closure, Israel Envoy to Ukraine Raises Flag in Front of Kyiv Embassy
ICC Sends 42-Member Team to Probe Alleged War Crimes in Ukraine
WHO Calls for Probe Into More Than 200 Russian Attacks on Health Facilities in Ukraine
Scholz, Zelenskiy Discuss Military, Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine: Spokesperson
Britain
UK Sets Out New Law to Change Post-Brexit Northern Ireland Trade
AP Interview: Scottish Leader Pushes Independence, NATO
Bahrain Forces Escorted British Queen at Jubilee Horse Show After MPs Urged Her to Disinvite King
Europe
Greek Leader Warns US Congress Against Weapons Sales to Turkey
France's Macron Urges Rapid Israeli Probe Into Death of Al Jazeera Reporter
German-Palestinian Academic at Center of Smear Campaign Wins Crucial Legal Victory
Guatemala
Guatemala President Says Won't Attend US Summit After Political Tension
Guatemala Attorney General's Reappointment Raises Alarm
US Military
Austin Orders Military to Improve Reporting of Civilian Harm Incidents
Pentagon Getting More UFO Reports Now That 'Stigma Has Been Reduced'
Another US Hypersonic Missile Hits Mach 5 in Test, Air Force Says
Soldiers Keep Dying in Vehicle Accidents. The Army Blames Not Wearing Seat Belts and Complacency.
 
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Columnists

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

David Stockman
5/04/2022
Sleepy Joe's $33 Billion Abomination

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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