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March 29th, 2022
rendering of globe bombs falling
By Jakub Grygiel –  wsj.com – March 28, 2022 Over the past three decades these regional orders—in Europe, the Middle East and Asia—have been relatively stable and the local competitions subdued. The resulting impression was of a world order. Liberals saw this global stability as the product of international rules, a growing number of democracies, and greater international trade—a “rules-based order”...
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March 21st, 2022
Putin speaks at concert
By: Kevin D. Williams – nationalreview.com – March 20, 2022 The lesson of the hour: Unfree societies are weak. The allure of strongman nationalist government — Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Xi Jinping’s China, Viktor Orbán’s Hungary, the America that Donald Trump and his acolytes dream of — has always been the promise of power. You can take the word of the...
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March 18th, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy President of Ukraine
We should not rehash the past but learn from it — and thereby ensure Putin is defeated now and deterred in the future.
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March 14th, 2022
Best of Christian Compassion
By: David French – frenchpress.thedispatch.com – March 13, 2022 As you watch the horror unfolding in Ukraine, you are watching two immensely important, competing religious events unfold in real time. First, Russia’s invasion is laced with religious elements. In many ways, it’s a religious war, representing religion at its worst. Second, as we watch the Ukrainian and international church race...
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March 14th, 2022
U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to Third Brigade Combat, 82nd Airborne Division
By: Kevin D. Williamson – nationalreview.com – March 11, 2022 About the war in Ukraine: Is the United States a belligerent? The Russians think so. Kremlin spokesreptile Dmitry Peskov says that the United States “definitely has declared economic war against Russia” and promises that the Russian response will be . . . something. We should assume that in this if nothing else the...
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March 10th, 2022
General Assembly Hall, UN
An email from the UN’s global communications department, reported that employees have been told to refer to the fighting as a “conflict” or “military offensive.”
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March 10th, 2022
By: Seth Cropsey – wsj.com – March 9, 2022 The Russian invasion of Ukraine has inaugurated a new era of political competition but not a new cold war. The American people and their leaders need to prepare for a new kind of geopolitical competition—more intense, more dangerous and more aggressive than anything since World War II. Bismarck, Metternich and Louis XIV’s world...
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March 10th, 2022
CIA Director William Burns
CIA Director William Burns says Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fallen far short of Vladimir Putin’s expectations. Burns now predicts weeks of “ugly” fighting for control of Ukraine’s cities.  
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March 9th, 2022
Greta Thunberg
For more than 40 years, the environmentalist movement has been warning that global warming is the result of mankind’s burning of fossil fuels and poses an “existential threat” to human life.
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March 7th, 2022
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 6, 2022 American politicians are suddenly scrambling to ban the U.S. purchase of Russian oil, and the Biden Administration seems likely to go along. Too bad this is a largely symbolic gesture that ducks the main issue: whether to sanction all Russian energy exports. Oil and gas revenue makes up about half...
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