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Beirut 1958: How America’s Wars in the Middle East Began

By : Bruce Riedel · 2019 , amazon Bruce Riedel is the Director of the Intelligence Project at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Studies. He is the author of Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the…
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Iran Accuses US of ‘Interference’ for Saying Presidential Vote Wasn’t Free

A spokesman for Iran’s government hits out at the US after a State Department spokesman said last week’s presidential vote was “pretty manufactured” and neither free nor fair, accusing America of interfering in the Islamic Republic’s…
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US may slow pullout from Afghanistan: Pentagon

The US military could slow down its withdrawal from Afghanistan due to the gains made by the Taliban insurgents, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Monday. Kirby stressed that President Joe Biden's deadline of a full withdrawal by September…
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Biden to meet with Afghan President Ghani as violence surges amid U.S. withdrawal

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss U.S. troop withdrawal amid a surge…
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Iranian human rights body says U.S. relaxes sanctions after Iran produced own COVID-19 vaccine

The Islamic Republic of Iran High Council for Human Rights said on Sunday that the United States is issuing sanctions waivers for the coronavirus-related items after Iran produced its own COVID-19 vaccine. 16 months after the virus began to…
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U.S. failed in Afghanistan, former president says

Afghanistan’s former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both. In an interview with The Associated…

Seeking Truth in a Country of Lies

By Edward Curtin ، Amazon Link Ed Curtin is a revolutionary genius and a profound thinker who sees truth where others close their eyes. Educated in the classics, philosophy, literature, theology, and sociology, he teach sociology at Massachusetts…
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US envoy for Yemen heading to Saudi Arabia for ceasefire talks

US President Joe Biden’s special envoy for Yemen will meet with Saudi officials this week in the latest round of diplomatic talks to resolve the years-long war, the State Department said Tuesday. Tim Lenderking, who has visited the region…
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Biden Says He Discussed Syria, Iran with Russia’s Putin

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed a number of issues during a bilateral meeting in Geneva on Wednesday, including reopening humanitarian corridors in Syria and ensuring Iran does not obtain a nuclear…
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Pentagon Works to Move Troops to Countries Near Afghanistan as Military Eyes Drawdown’s End by July

The Pentagon wants to put counterterrorism forces in nations neighboring Afghanistan to monitor terrorist activity in that country after U.S. troops end their two-decade fight there, top U.S. defense officials said Thursday. Pentagon officials…