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Saudi Arabia: U.S. Foe and Friend

May 3, 2016

The Saudis view Obama’s capitulation to their demands as another example of U.S. weakness in an area where it once was the hegemonic power.

Ayatollah to U.S.: Conduct Your Military Exercises in Bay of Pigs, Not ‘Our" Persian Gulf

May 3, 2016

Khamenei ended that section of his speech by saying that the fact Iran is growing stronger by the day and “standing tall” demonstrates the failures of its enemies.

The Lessons of History: Did Peace Through Strength Win the Cold War?

May 3, 2016

What the NYT and others are pushing the U.S. to pursue is a policy of restraint and appeasement, hoping by our example of not modernizing our nuclear arsenal others will follow suit.

How Islam Erased Christianity from History

May 3, 2016

While Christianity continues to be physically erased from the Middle East, lesser known is that its historical role and presence is also being expunged from memory.

Tensions Mount on Temple Mount But Cameras Won't Be Mounted

May 2, 2016

That brings us to an interesting development in Jerusalem and the holy site of the Temple Mount. Confrontations between religious groups there have been heightening.

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Jim Geraghty takes aim at Hillary after she complains about 'loose cannon' Trump

May 04, 2016  07:16 PM

Dang.

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'Way to milk it': Gov. John Kasich drops out of race very, very slowly

May 04, 2016  06:52 PM

Kasich, son a of postal worker, finally dropped out of the race with a speech that could have wrapped up more quickly if he sent it via snail mail.

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'What are you smoking?' Holy crap! This RNC tweet 'is delightfully tone-deaf'; Update: Sen. Ben Sasse can't believe it, either

May 04, 2016  06:30 PM

"Some intern lost a bet super hard on this one."

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FIFY! Obama's blame for Flint 'disaster' gets reassigned (and he won't like it) [video]

May 04, 2016  06:09 PM

Important clarifications!

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'I'm the king of debt. I love debt'! Donald Trump brandishes his conservative cred [video]

May 04, 2016  05:56 PM

"What. does. that. mean!!!!????"

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