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Beto O’Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks yet another war

Beto O’Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks ‘yet another war’

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said sending more troops to the Middle East is “provoking yet another war.” “President Trump is escalating tensions, is provoking yet another war in the ...

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Over 70 retired military leaders sign letter urging Trump against war with Iran

Over 70 retired military leaders sign letter urging Trump against war with Iran

More than 70 retired military leaders wrote an open letter to President Trump urging him to avoid war with Iran. The former Armed Forces leaders advised Trump in a letter ...

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Bernie Sanders says war with Iran would be “many times worse than the Iraq War”

Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a sudden live video saying that war with Iran would be “many times worse than the Iraq War,” in response to reporting by The New York ...

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Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

President Trump on Friday nominated David Satterfield to be ambassador to Turkey, taking the first step toward filling a key State Department post in the Middle East. Satterfield has been ...

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Top US admiral in Middle East found dead

Top US admiral in Middle East found dead

The U.S. Navy’s senior admiral in the Middle East has been found dead in his home in Bahrain, no foul play is suspected according to the Navy. “Team, it’s my ...

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Hillary Clinton calls on Europe to curb migration to halt right-wing populists

Hillary Clinton calls on Europe to curb migration to halt right-wing populists

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling on European leaders to enact stricter immigration policies in order to counter the growing threat of right-wing populism on the continent. “I ...

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Donald Trump’s Iran sanctions won’t work

Donald Trump’s Iran sanctions won’t work

It says something about the level of political discourse in America that Donald Trump decided to trumpet sanctions on Iran not with a speech, but a Twitter meme in reference ...

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Papadopoulos: I thought a Trump-Putin meeting during campaign an opportunity to get photos

Papadopoulos: I thought a Trump-Putin meeting during campaign an opportunity to get photos

George Papadopoulos, the one-time foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign caught up in the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, said he floated the idea ...

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Russia warns US not to attack Syrian regime

Russia warned the United States about taking direct action against the Syrian regime, saying it would cause negative consequences across the Middle East, Russia’s state-run Sputnik news agency reported Saturday. ...

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US, Iraqi troops close in on last ISIS-held city

US, Iraqi troops ,

Hundreds of US troops have arrived at an air base 40 miles south of Mosul to support Iraq’s efforts to liberate that city from ISIS, a US defense official told ...

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