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Midday Roundup: Off-duty agents crash into White House barricades

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Disorderly conduct. Two Secret Service agents are accused of driving into a security barrier at the White House after a night of partying. The incident…

George Friedman on a China under stress

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Two days ago we shared George Friedman’s unsentimental views of the Middle East. In the March 21 issue of WORLD Magazine the founder and head of the…

Midday Roundup: Iraqi army has ISIS on the run

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Trouncing terrorists. Iraqi security forces, with help from Iranian-backed militias, are close to ousting Islamic State militants from Tikrit. The army…

Is the enemy of our enemy still our enemy?

By Michael Cochrane
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ISIS | Senior U.S. military leaders are uncertain whether the involvement of Iranian-based Shiite militias will turn out to be a help or a hindrance in the fight…

Sitting out the ISIS war

By D.C. Innes
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ISIS | We’ve heard lots of talk about how to fight ISIS, how much to fight them—whether to contain, destroy, or merely defeat them—and even about the…

President Obama, America’s Nero

By Cal Thomas
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Presidency | President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly and carries a…

The selfie president

By D.C. Innes
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Presidency | He’s done it again. He stepped onto the stage and made a spectacle of himself, shocking the nation. No, I’m not talking about Kanye West at the Grammy…

Taxpayers get the bill for Bradley Manning’s sex change

By Maria Baer
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Military | Taxpayers will fund hormone therapy for Bradley Manning, 27, a transgendered U.S. Army private in prison for espionage, who now goes by “Chelsea.” USA

Alvin Townley salutes America’s defiant heroes

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The Alcatraz Eleven were the most subversive prisoners of war in Vietnam

How Paterno and Pétain died too old

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | Marshal Philippe Pétain (1856–1951) and Coach Joe Paterno (1926–2012) have something in common: They died too old. Far better for their legacies if they…

Oldest known Pearl Harbor survivor talks about his faith

By Mary Reichard
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History | Lt. Jim Downing was on shore on Oahu when it happened.  “The Japanese planes were painted olive drab, the same as our Army planes,” he recalled.

Midday Roundup: Bergdahl faces desertion charges

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Desertion. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl likely will be charged later this week with desertion, an Army official told NBC News. The official, who was not named, said the…

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