Russian Officials ‘Panicking’ in Face of Ukraine Counteroffensive: ISW

The appeal by Moscow proxies to annex the eastern Ukrainian regions of Luhansk and Donetsk shows how much Kyiv’s counteroffensive is worrying Vladimir Putin, according to an assessment by a U.S. think tank.

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Afghanistan One Year later; where’s the Accountability?

America just passed the one year anniversary of the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and just days ago the commemoration of the tragedy of September 11th which propelled the nation into the war on terror, but as we remember both events where is the accountability from our national security leaders on the Afghan debacle?

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Russians continue retreat in northeast Ukraine, strike power plants as ‘revenge’

Ukrainian troops on Sunday successfully pressed their swift counteroffensive in the northeastern part of the country, even as a nuclear power plant in the Russia-occupied south completely shut down in a bid to prevent a radiation disaster as fighting raged nearby.

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Liz Truss vows tax cuts after winning vote to be next British prime minister

Liz Truss will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative Party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promised tax cuts and action to tackle a deepening energy and cost of living crisis.

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China Sets Mid-October Start for Congress to Extend Xi’s Rule

The Chinese Communist Party’s twice-a-decade leadership congress will begin on Oct. 16, state media said, bringing President Xi Jinping a step closer to a precedent-defying third term in power. 

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The Latest Aid Packages to Ukraine: New Systems, Trade-Offs, Mysteries, and the Long Game

Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Sunday that she was very worried that the Federal Reserve was going to tip the nation’s economy into recession and that interest rate hikes would put people out of work.

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