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Help Wanted: American Ambassador In Moscow

quoting Michael McFaulvia undefined
Monday, August 12, 2019

The imminent departure of Ambassador Jon Huntsman from Moscow creates a huge hole in America’s Russia team. Other countries have the ability to challenge the United States in the military or economic fields, but only Russia represents a potential existential threat to the republic. Mr. Huntsman’s successor will need a unique set of traits to deal with the increased tensions between the United States and the Russian Federation.

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Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, August 12, 2019

Choosing the proper mix of preventive measures.


The Strange Case Of ‘White Supremacy’

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, August 11, 2019

Any majority population must be careful not to revert to pre-civilized tribalism and oppressing minority groups. The United States, like every other country that enjoys diverse populations has struggled from its beginning to ensure equality, sometimes unsuccessfully, and only at the cost of thousands of lives.

Analysis and Commentary

‘Leadership And The Rise Of Great Powers’ Review: No More ‘Sage Kings’

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, August 11, 2019

One of Beijing’s leading intellectuals thinks America’s day is done—but that China’s ascendancy is far from certain.

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Trump Is Making Xi’s Superpower 2050 Plan Tougher By The Day

quoting Michael Spencevia Yahoo Finance
Saturday, August 10, 2019

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The Next Director Of National Intelligence

by Amy Zegartvia Foreign Affairs
Friday, August 9, 2019

At the end of July, Dan Coats, the U.S. director of national intelligence (DNI), announced his resignation. When he leaves office on August 15, the U.S. intelligence community will be left with two crises to confront. 

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Religious Questions: Are Spiritual Advisers To The President Constitutional?

quoting Michael McConnellvia Times Free Press
Friday, August 9, 2019

Question: If one of our country's founding principles is the separation of church and state, why are presidents allowed to have spiritual advisers that take an active role in influencing Christians' perception of the President?

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There Is No Government Shortcut For Entrepreneurial Success

quoting Shelby Steelevia Foundation of Economic Education
Friday, August 9, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s belief that government is capable of “leveling the playing field” does a disservice to the unique entrepreneurial ecosystem that free enterprise facilitates.

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President Trump Not “Thrilled” With The Strength Of The U.S. Dollar

quoting Michael D. Bordovia Morningology
Friday, August 9, 2019

After a sizable run in the U.S. Dollar, President Trump says he’s not “thrilled” with it.

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Jackson: Will Free Markets Clean Up California’s Dirty Water?

quoting Gary D. Libecapvia Bakersfield
Friday, August 9, 2019
The New York Times has discovered that many of California’s public water systems are fonts of deep trouble. This might be news outside the state, but residents have been aware of the problems for some time. So have officials -- whose responses are never adequate.


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