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Melissa Fay Greene | The Washington Post
The wolves of hate are loose. No one is safe.

Ronald Brownstein | The Atlantic
Trump Is in Triage Mode

Amy Davidson Sorkin | The New Yorker
Trump’s Dangerous Midterm Musings

Kathy Gilsinan | The Atlantic
If Terrorists Launch a Major Cyberattack, We Won’t See It Coming

Dexter Filkins | The New Yorker
Saudi Arabia Enters a Dangerous Period

Adam Hochschild | The New Yorker
A Hundred Years After the Armistice

Sara Miller Llana | The Christian Science Monitor
Steve Bannon's populist path proves rocky

International News

The Associated Press
Time in retreat this weekend in US with return of standard time - More

Defense News
Bolton: National debt ‘threat to the society,’ forcing DoD spending to ‘flatten out’

Navy Times
The Arizona Memorial won’t reopen until March

Marine Corps Times
U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 243rd birthday

Military Times
Fewer veterans were homeless in 2018, after a worrisome rise last year

Military Times
Actor confesses to cutting off his own arm, lying about being a wounded war veteran

The Associated Press
Racial bias probed at Coast Guard Academy

Navy Times
Memorabilia from astronauts Armstrong, Glenn up for auction

Military Times
U.S. military units headed to the border

The Washington Post
Former defense secretary Hagel says Trump is using troops as ‘pawns’ at border

The Associated Press
Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms

BBC News
US 2018 mid-terms in charts: Should Donald Trump be worried?

BBC News
HBO unimpressed by Trump's Game of Thrones meme

The Atlantic
The Latest Target of Trump's Immigration Attacks

The Associated Press
Man in Trump video was jailed, released under Joe Arpaio

The Associated Press
Tech elite stages a Revolt of the Haves against employers

The Associated Press
U.K. police investigate alleged anti-Semitic hate crimes in Labour Party

The Associated Press
Probe fails to unravel mystery of Slobodan Praljak’s courtroom suicide

The Associated Press
Russia blames Soyuz rocket failure on mistake during assembly

Military Times
Forces from Egypt and five other nations to start ‘Arab Shield’ joint military exercise

The Associated Press
US, Turkey begin joint patrols around northern Syrian town of Manbij

Reuters News Agency
In the wake of war, Mosul embraces its cultural heritage

BBC News
Saudi state blamed for Khashoggi murder

The Associated Press
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns of famine in Yemen, urges halt to violence

The Associated Press
Yemen’s displaced live on bread crumbs, leaves

BBC News
Trump administration to reinstate all Iran sanctions

Military Times
Hamid Karzai welcomes Gitmo 5 into peace talks, sees post-war role for Taliban

Military Times
DoD hasn’t followed CENTCOM deployment requirements for advisers heading to Afghanistan

Military Times
Top US commander in Afghanistan reveals pessimism

Reuters News Agency
Killings in India's northeast raise tension over citizenship survey

Reuters News Agency
Pilot radioed alert on doomed Indonesian jet's previous flight

The Associated Press
Malaysian wanted by US in 1MDB scandal says he’s innocent - More - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets

The Associated Press
China says Xi-Trump phone call on trade 'extremely positive' - More

The Associated Press
China seeks to rebrand global image with import expo - More

The Associated Press
China’s Xi promises tax cuts, other help to entrepreneurs

The Associated Press
New Caledonia in Pacific to vote on independence from France

Navy Times
CNO praises Australian decision to expand naval base in Papua New Guinea

The Associated Press
Australia looks to remove children from island refugee settlement

The Associated Press
Future of Brazilian foreign policy in doubt as Bolsonaro takes office

The Associated Press
US vows tough approach to Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba

The Christian Science Monitor
Between migrants and US border, an information gap of many miles

The Associated Press
Migrant caravan presses on toward the U.S. by foot, denied buses by Mexico

The Associated Press
Troop deployment creates tense atmosphere on US border

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un scrutin hors normes dans un pays profondément divisé

Agence France-Presse
Une journée pour dénoncer le meurtre des journalistes dans le monde

Agence France-Presse
Panama Papers : l'Allemagne a transmis à la France une liste d'exilés fiscaux

Agence France-Presse
L'accident du Soyouz dû à une « déformation » à l'assemblage

Agence de Presse Reuters
Maroc : Les violations des droits de l'homme en recrudescence, dit l'AMDH

Nouvelles de France 24
Terrorisme : quand le kamikaze est une femme

Nouvelles de France 24
En Centrafrique, un projet multiconfessionnel réconcilie musulmans et chrétiens

Agence France-Presse
Le corps de Khashoggi démembré pour être dissou - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Khashoggi : D'éventuelles sanctions US dans plusieurs semaines, dit Pompeo

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : Offensive de la coalition saoudienne contre l'aéroport de Sana’a

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le gouvernement yéménite prêt à reprendre les efforts de paix

Agence de Presse Reuters
Commerce : Trump et Xi Jinping optimistes sur une sortie de conflit

Agence France-Presse
Un copilote ivre provoque le retard de plusieurs vols

Nouvelles de France 24
En Nouvelle-Calédonie, un référendum aux enjeux historiques - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nouvelles sanctions américaines contre le Venezuela

Agence France-Presse
Les soldats pourraient tirer sur les migrants s'ils leur jettent des pierres, dit Trump - Plus

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