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Shoshana Akabas | The Washington Post
A century-old diary recounts U.S. soldiers trapped behind enemy lines

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
They left no doubt what they think of women

Ted Piccone | NPR Opinion
China’s Long Game on Human Rights

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Susan Collins’s Declaration of Cowardice - More

John R. Schindler | Spectator USA
J’accuse ! America gets its own Dreyfus Affair

Tim Stevens | The Guardian
At a time of permanent cyberwar, the UK must stand firm against Russia

Simon Tisdall | The Observer
Complacent Europe not ready for another Balkan meltdown

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel | Daily Sabah
Iran and US jostle over influence in Baghdad as Iraqis try to heal national divide

Niall Ferguson | The Sunday Times
Hoax academic papers expose the intellectual malware in our universities

International News

United Press International
U.S. Navy christens 71st Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer - More - More

The Associated Press
Michael becomes tropical storm en route to Florida Panhandle

The Washington Times
Bolton's outline for U.S. counterterrorism sharply contrasts with Obama era - More - More

Spectator USA
Don’t blame Trump for the Presidential Alert folly

CBS News
McConnell: Senate won't be "intimidated" by "mob-like tactics" of anti-Kavanaugh protesters

BBC News
'Higher levels of PTSD among veterans', says study

The Sunday Times
In the biggest war games for 17 years troops have one enemy in mind: Russia - More

DVIDS News
Adm. James Foggo Provides Preview to Exercise Trident Juncture - Bio

The Associated Press
Bosnians vote in divisive election testing potential EU bid

The Associated Press
700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

The Guardian
Russia unlikely to reduce aggressive spying, analysts warn

The Guardian
Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh, but says 'I have my own voice' - More

Daily Sabah
Blocking F-35 sale to Turkey to create problems for Lockheed, report says

BBC News
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey says journalist was murdered in Saudi consulate

The Sunday Times
Amal Clooney pleads for Druze families held hostage by Isis

Agence France-Presse
Syrian rebels say to remove heavy weapons from buffer zone within days

The Associated Press
Sara Netanyahu goes on trial for fraud

United Press International
Iraq approved for purchase of armed Bell 407GX helicopters - More - Photo - More

BBC News
'Sleepwalking' with India's Maoist guerrillas

The Associated Press
Indonesian quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

The Associated Press
Aid pours in to disaster-hit Indonesian region - More

BBC News
Meng Hongwei: China confirms detention of Interpol chief - More

South China Morning Post
China on the move as National Day holiday ends and millions head home

The Associated Press
Mike Pompeo meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang - More - More

BBC News
Climate report: Scientists politely urge 'act now, idiots' - More

The Japan Times
Repatriation program reveals Koreans’ plight in Japan

The Japan Times
Japan won’t send vessel to fleet review in South Korea over flag issue

The Associated Press
Brazil presidential race heads to runoff with far-right hopeful as front-runner - More

The Associated Press
Strong aftershock rattles Haiti after deadly quake kills at least 12

United Press International
On This Day: Terrorists hijack Italian cruise ship

Agence France-Presse
Le juge Kavanaugh entre à la Cour suprême

Agence France-Presse
Pays Bas : un avion de ligne escorté par deux F-16 après une bagarre à bord

Agence France-Presse
Bosnie : un pays divisé et usé aux urnes

Agence France-Presse
Collision entre deux navires en Corse : une brèche et une nappe autour des navires

Agence France-Presse
Présidentielle au Cameroun : les séparatistes anglophones perturbent le scrutin

Agence France-Presse
Israël : ouverture du procès de Sara Netanyahu pour des frais de bouche

Agence France-Presse
Près de 5.000 disparus aux Célèbes

Agence QMI
Opération secrète « Fracture Jaw » : l’armée américaine voulait utiliser la bombe atomique au Viêtnam

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo à Séoul après avoir recontré Kim Jong Un à Pyongyang

Agence France-Presse
Brésil : début du vote pour la présidentielle, l'extrême droite grande favorite

Agence France-Presse
Séisme de 5,9 en Haïti : le bilan provisoire s'élève à 11 morts à Port-de-Paix

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