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Looking Past China’s Rise for the Trends Shaping Asia
The Debate Over the Iraq War Isn’t as Settled as It Seems
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India’s ‘Green Growth’ Climate Spending Shortchanges Adaptation
Russia Hits Ukraine With Drones, Missiles After Solidarity Visit From Xi
By Dan Peleschuk & Sergiy Chalyi | Reuters
Russia blasted an apartment block in Ukraine with missiles Wednesday after launching a swarm of drones at cities overnight, a deadly display of force following a solidarity visit by China’s leader Xi Jinping.
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Wuhan Market Samples Contained COVID and Animal Mixtures, Report Says
By Benjamin Mueller | The New York Times
In a much-anticipated study, experts described a swab that was positive for the coronavirus and contained loads of genetic material from raccoon dogs.
Uganda’s Legislature Passes Harsh New Anti-LGBTQ Bill
By Rodney Muhumuza | Associated Press (free)
Ugandan lawmakers passed a bill prescribing jail terms of up to 10 years for offenses related to same-sex relations, responding to popular sentiment but piling more pressure on the East African country’s LGBTQ community.
U.S. Will Speed Transfer of Abrams Tanks to Ukraine, Pentagon Says
By Dan Lamothe | The Washington Post
The Pentagon, in a significant shift, said Tuesday that it will send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine by the fall, after facing scrutiny for initially saying it could take a year or two to procure the powerful weapons and get them to the battlefield.
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U.S. Pushing Canada to Lead International Force to Haiti
By Amanda Coletta & Widlore Mérancourt | The Washington Post
When President Biden meets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa this week on his long-awaited first visit to Canada in office, the leaders will discuss a way forward in Haiti, to which both their countries have close and long-standing ties.
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U.S. Announces Sanctions on Iran Drone Procurement Network
By Fatima Hussein | Associated Press (free)
The United States said Tuesday it is imposing a new round of sanctions on Iranian firms and people accused of procuring equipment used for Iranian drones.
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