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Taliban frees U.S. soldier held captive for almost five years

By Leigh Jones
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Military | Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan, is free today after the Obama administration agreed to release five Afghan detainees…

Grandpa J and the VA

By Joel Belz
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Government | Beware government bureaucracies, but don’t prejudge the motivations of every bureaucrat

Obama aims to become global collaborator-in-chief

By Andrew Branch
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Foreign Policy | In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama announced a new strategy Wednesday, calling on Congress to approve a $5 billion…

Midday Roundup: Snowden, super spy or super geek?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Snowden, super spy. Edward Snowden is back in the news, making grandiose claims about his own importance. During an interview with Brian Williams for NBC…

Teaching U.S. military robots right from wrong

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | It’s been more than 70 years since legendary science fiction author Isaac Asimov, in his anthology I Robot , introduced the world to the idea that robots might…

Obama’s problem with actual people

By D.C. Innes
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Government | Barack Obama rose to office on a wave of messianic excitement that was unprecedented for Americans. It was as though this man, on the strength of his…

No place for a woman

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Memorial Day | If readers will excuse me, I would like to take advantage of Memorial Day to air a pet peeve. Since it’s a “peeve” with roots in a broader problem, here…

What’s happened to the faith of American soldiers?

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | WORLD published my Q&A with Stephen Mansfield in our March 8 issue, but I didn’t have room to include some of the author’s provocative thoughts about…

Midday Roundup: The U.S. military's hot, nuclear mess

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Loose nukes. There are 450 nuclear missiles locked away in silos around the United States, and the unit tasked with guarding them is a hot mess. An…

The VA, the NHS, and choice

By Cal Thomas
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Healthcare | PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland—President Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths,

Midday Roundup: Answering for American drone strike deaths

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Execution justification. The Obama administration announced late yesterday it will release a secret memo explaining the president’s legal justification for…

‘Rush to accountability’ in VA wait time scandal

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Military | Secretary Eric Shinseki tries to lessen fallout from hospital wait time problems

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