Foreign Policy
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September 17th, 2019
Sattellite image of saudi oil field
By: Shane Harris, Erin Cunningham & Kareem Fahim – washingtonpost.com – September 17, 2019 President Trump on Monday stopped short of directly blaming Iran for a major attack on Saudi Arabian oil installations, allaying, at least for the moment, fears of a military conflict between the United States and Iran. Officials in Washington and Riyadh spent the day analyzing satellite photos and other intelligence that they...
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September 11th, 2019
Donald Trump & China's President Xi Jinping shake hands
By: Jim Geraghty – nationalreview.com – September 10, 2019 Is China Starting to Feel the Pain from the Trade War? Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had a fascinating front-page article that could have deep political ramifications. Right now, Trump’s trade war with China looks like slamming our collective foreheads against a brick wall, hoping we do more damage to the wall than the...
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August 16th, 2019
democratic-candidates debate
By: Alan S. Blinder – wsj.com – August 14, 201 In my book “Hard Heads, Soft Hearts” (1987), I bemoaned that it was difficult to be both a Democrat and an economist. Democrats, I wrote, often advocated economic policies that were well-intentioned but softheaded. Yes, ends matter, but so do means. Later, it became easy to be a Democrat and an...
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August 15th, 2019
Ice Agent in vest
By: Matt Vespa – townhall.com – August 14, 2019 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are Nazis. They have concentration camps set up at the border. They should be abolished. That’s the narrative that Democrats, the liberal media, and their activist goons have been peddling for months and the results have turned violent. In Tacoma, Washington, an activist with the extreme...
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August 14th, 2019
Hong Airport - Protestors
By:  James Jay Carafano – Foxnews.com – August 14, 2019 Hong Kong International Airport has been crippled as protests continue over a Chinese extradition bill; Greg Palkot reports. The outside world can do little to assure the future of freedom in Hong Kong beyond making the case that preserving the principles of liberty are at stake. Nevertheless, the plight of...
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August 13th, 2019
Trump waving
By: David Jackson & John Fritze – usatoday.com – August 12, 2019 President Donald Trump’s administration issued a new rule Monday that would enable officials to deny green cards to migrants if they believe the recipients will receive public benefits like food stamps, Medicaid, or housing vouchers. The rule, in the works for months, is the administration’s latest effort to reduce legal immigration – despite Trump’s...
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August 8th, 2019
El Paso Border Station
By: Samuel Smith – christianpost.com – July 3, 2019 Competing narratives on how immigrant children are being treated in border facilities continue to emerge as a group of evangelical pastors and Democrat members of Congress reflected Monday on what they saw during separate border visits. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, told reporters Monday that he is...
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July 19th, 2019
Families at the Border
By: Elliot Spagat & Cedar Attanasio – apnews.com – July 16, 2019 Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings Tuesday in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away under a new Trump administration asylum rule that upends long-standing protections for people fleeing violence and oppression in their homelands. The policy went into effect Tuesday...
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July 2nd, 2019
Pres. Trump & N.K.'s Kim Jong Un
By: Aaron Blake – washingtonpost.com – July 1, 2019 President Trump has returned from a meeting with Kim Jong Un that briefly included an unprecedented venture on to North Korean soil for a sitting U.S. president. And what do we have to show for that historic concession and propaganda win for Kim? Not any official concession from the North Koreans. What we do have,...
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July 2nd, 2019
Meeting w/ G20
By: Chris Cillizza – cnn.com – July 2, 2019 Ivanka Trump, traveling with her father in Asia, sought to play the role of a sort of shadow secretary of state. She attended a series of bilateral meetings between the US and foreign powers at the G20. She was part of the photo-op following the President’s 20 steps into North Korea with dictator...
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