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Jeb Bush may be right about 'anchor babies'

Jeb Bush may be right about 'anchor babies'

In China, 'anchor baby' is not a derogatory term: it is an aspiration.

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Why attacking Iran is not a great idea

Why attacking Iran is not a great idea

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Fragile China pays the price for change

Fragile China pays the price for change

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Friendship, evangelization, and the collapse of the West

Friendship, evangelization, and the collapse of the West

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Trump would not back down on Iran nuke deal

Trump would not back down on Iran nuke deal

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CIA operative says Clinton may have committed felony

CIA operative says Clinton may have committed felony

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China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

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NATO and Russia on the brink of war?

NATO and Russia on the brink of war?

New report says NATO and Russian military exercises increase the likelihood of a conflagration.

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Russia is playing with its food. Why?

Russia is playing with its food. Why?

A Kremlin crackdown on food imports that violate Russian sanctions will continue to draw criticism throughout Russia.

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The morality of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The morality of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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The convoluted geopolitics of the Syrian conflict

The convoluted geopolitics of the Syrian conflict

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Following his Iran deal, Obama wants to strike again in Syria

Following his Iran deal, Obama wants to strike again in Syria

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Witnessing the beginning of the end for Syria

Witnessing the beginning of the end for Syria

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Quantum geopolitics as applied to Turkey

Quantum geopolitics as applied to Turkey

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Civic leader reflects on 50 years of service, and predictions

Civic leader reflects on 50 years of service, and predictions

Abraham Foxman, a survivor of the Holocaust, is interviewed about his experiences of U.S./Israel relations and the rise of extremism in Europe and America.

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DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz demands apology from Huckabee

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz demands apology from Huckabee

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Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

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Obama sold out two allies in his Iran deal

Obama sold out two allies in his Iran deal

One of the two has one billion citizens.

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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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Defense Department sees a role for Special Operations Command in global climate change

Defense Department sees a role for Special Operations Command in global climate change

Global warming, or cooling, are among the threats facing the United States. Russia is one more. The entire Arctic is up for grabs. The Navy predicts ice-free conditions for some of the Arctic by 2030. It predicts these spectacular environmental changes will have economic, political, and security consequences.

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Clinton is of two minds about Iran nuke deal

Clinton is of two minds about Iran nuke deal

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China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

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Obama reassures Hollande all is well for bilateral relations

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Russia's embrace of Argentina grows stronger

Russia's embrace of Argentina grows stronger

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Spero News Daily Brief: June 15, 2015

Spero News Daily Brief: June 15, 2015

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NATO pre-positions forces in Eastern Europe to resist Russian aggression

NATO pre-positions forces in Eastern Europe to resist Russian aggression

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Syrian Christians: between a rock and a hard place

Syrian Christians: between a rock and a hard place

The last four years have been a nightmare for Syria: war, famine, destruction, hatred. Christians are at risk of disappearing from where they have been for 2000 years. The Melkite Archbishop of Aleppo urges the West to stop ISIS.

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Obama repeatedly denied Pentagon's military options for Islamic State terror

Obama repeatedly denied Pentagon's military options for Islamic State terror

Iran may be the beneficiary of Obama's strategic impotence.

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Obama lost Iraq, not Bush

Obama lost Iraq, not Bush

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Obama's revealing gaffe at the G-7 Summit

Obama's revealing gaffe at the G-7 Summit

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Moron selfie leads to destruction of Islamic State command-and-control

Moron selfie leads to destruction of Islamic State command-and-control

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Strange bedfellows: Syrian government and rebels against Islamic State

Strange bedfellows: Syrian government and rebels against Islamic State

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Obama questions credibility of Israeli premier

Obama questions credibility of Israeli premier

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Obama administration misrepresents Iran's nukes

Obama administration misrepresents Iran's nukes

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NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

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Obama's foreign policy incoherence leads to clash with China

Obama's foreign policy incoherence leads to clash with China

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The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

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Vatican and EU foster nationhood for terrorist Palestinian Authority

Vatican and EU foster nationhood for terrorist Palestinian Authority

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South Sudan: worsening security may halt oil production

South Sudan: worsening security may halt oil production

A humanitarian crisis also faces South Sudan.

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Obama's fear of commitment to fight Islamic State terror

Obama's fear of commitment to fight Islamic State terror

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Palestinian leader tells Syria refugees: go to Israel or die in Syria

Palestinian leader tells Syria refugees: go to Israel or die in Syria

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The coming crisis in the Catholic Church

The coming crisis in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis is perceived as a 'man like us' who has not spoken out forcefully on issues of the day. Are we in the presence of the beginnings of a time when the Catholic Church will lose much and begun much smaller?

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Obama can't rein in Sen. Warren on fast-track or Pacific trade deal

Obama can't rein in Sen. Warren on fast-track or Pacific trade deal

The White House says Sen. Elizabeth Warren's accusations about fast-track authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal are "baseless."

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Russia's cat-and-mouse war games in Europe

Russia's cat-and-mouse war games in Europe

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How Britain's parliamentary election reflects status of Europe

How Britain's parliamentary election reflects status of Europe

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Japan's revival: the sun rises in the East

Japan's revival: the sun rises in the East

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Russia says Obama is dangerously stirring the pot in Ukraine

Russia says Obama is dangerously stirring the pot in Ukraine

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Is America no longer the world's economic engine?

Is America no longer the world's economic engine?

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Pope appeals to EU to accept more migrants, while 700 drown

Pope appeals to EU to accept more migrants, while 700 drown

Last week, Muslim migrants drowned Christian migrants while crossing the Mediterranean. Pope Francis is appealing for more EU involvement with migrants washing ashore in Italy.

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Turkey condemns Pope Francis

Turkey condemns Pope Francis

Turkey is facing increased tension over Islamism.

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No Reformation coming for Islam

Self-loathing on the part of the West is among the challenges Europe and the US have in addressing Islam.

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Biden confident about Iraq despite military advice

Biden confident about Iraq despite military advice

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China worries about US/Philippines war games

China worries about US/Philippines war games

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Current deal with Iran would destabilize the world

Current deal with Iran would destabilize the world

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President Obama: why are Christians being killed?

President Obama: why are Christians being killed?

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Gorbachev: America needs perestroika

Gorbachev: America needs perestroika

America's current "lone wolf" foreign policy is bound to fail, said Mikhail Gorbachev. The U.S. is seeking to create an enemy, he said, in order to intervene in domestic conflicts. Obama is "mediocre" said the former communist leader.

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Oil still drives Iran's nuclear ambitions

Oil still drives Iran's nuclear ambitions

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Iran: Obama is 'lying'

Iran: Obama is 'lying'

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America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

A U.S. wargame demonstrated that U.S. air assets are no match for the number of Chinese aircraft in the event of a war.

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Leading Democrat sides with GOP on Iran talks

Leading Democrat sides with GOP on Iran talks

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Palestinians call on fellow Arabs to bomb Gaza

Palestinians call on fellow Arabs to bomb Gaza

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Obama's war against Israel

Obama's war against Israel

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Biden: Some Americans should not rely on their own country

Biden: Some Americans should not rely on their own country

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Obama administration concedes to Iran on nukes

Obama administration concedes to Iran on nukes

The Obama administration also released classified information about Israel's nuclear program, but that of other countries.

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Obama: 'anti-American' 'pro-Iran'

Obama: 'anti-American' 'pro-Iran'

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Invasion of Yemen is latest in Iran-Saudi conflict

Invasion of Yemen is latest in Iran-Saudi conflict

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Americans call on White House to temper rhetoric about Israel

Americans call on White House to temper rhetoric about Israel

White House Chief of Staff McDonough echoed statement made by Obama calling for an end of Israel's "occupation" of Palestinian terrorities: a position long-held by leftists and hard-line Muslims, and Iran.

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Obama unleashes war on Israel

Obama unleashes war on Israel

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Leftist Latin American leaders scoff at Obama

Leftist Latin American leaders scoff at Obama

Venezuela's foreign minister said that the skulls of his government's opponents make a different sound when pierced by a bullet than the heads of government supporters. Obama signed executive order to sanction Venezuela for human rights violations.

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The paradoxical American primary system

The paradoxical American primary system

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The geopolitics of politicians' speeches

The geopolitics of politicians' speeches

What the speech by Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu says about the US-Israel relationship.

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Star Parker says Obama shares Muslims' hatred of America and Israel

Star Parker says Obama shares Muslims' hatred of America and Israel

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Israeli premier not looking for a fight with Obama

Israeli premier not looking for a fight with Obama

The stakes are high as the Israeli premier is set to speak to Congress despite opposition on the part of Obama and leftists. A leftist senator of Vermont is the only member of the Senate to so far boycott the speech.

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Barack Obama and the history of History

Barack Obama and the history of History

Living in a material world in a post-religion age.

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America needs to hear Netanyahu, elections notwithstanding

America needs to hear Netanyahu, elections notwithstanding

Congressional Democrats are threatening to boycott the upcoming address of Israeli PM Netanyahu over partisan wrangling about his invitation to address a joint session of Congress. There is more at stake than the coming election in Israel.

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Author Edwin Black lectures on Iranian nuclear threat and global oil addiction

Author Edwin Black lectures on Iranian nuclear threat and global oil addiction

The author of bestsellers such as 'War Against the Weak' and 'IBM and the Holocaust' has today revealed the design of Iran's feared nuclear weapons system.

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The shape and design of Iran's ominous nuclear weapon

The shape and design of Iran's ominous nuclear weapon

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Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

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PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

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As US foreign policy falters, a proposed strategy for the Black Sea

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The favor the Islamic State has done for the world

The favor the Islamic State has done for the world

Global warming is no longer a hot topic. Islam is.

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Jim Foley: another beheading by the 'religion of peace'

Jim Foley: another beheading by the 'religion of peace'

President Obama offers but a tepid response to the vicious beheading of an American. WARNING: Graphic video of the murder of journalist James Foley.

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'Big oil' is the main actor in Iraq, says Catholic archbishop of Iraq

'Big oil' is the main actor in Iraq, says Catholic archbishop of Iraq

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Why Moldova matters

Why Moldova matters

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Financing the Flames: fracas over Salute to Israel parade pushes Jewish groups to define mainstream

Financing the Flames: fracas over Salute to Israel parade pushes Jewish groups to define mainstream

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China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

Chinese defense minister: China has the capacity to exercise full control of its airspace.

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Who or what is a dictator?

Who or what is a dictator?

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Calling on all Catholics: Defend your brothers and sisters in Syria

Calling on all Catholics: Defend your brothers and sisters in Syria

If Obama's intention is not to change the regime in Syria, is it not better to do nothing? What is the reason for bombing Syria?

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Obama's war in Syria benefits Iran

Obama's war in Syria benefits Iran

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Turkey: Albania's strategic partner in the Balkans

Turkey: Albania's strategic partner in the Balkans

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The danger posed to the world by Islam's assault on Christians

The danger posed to the world by Islam's assault on Christians

A Muslim attack on Egypt's St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo bodes ill for native Coptic Christians, and for the rest of the world's Christians.

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Defeating terrorism on the internet

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The 'hand of God' in Maduro's victory in Venezuela

The 'hand of God' in Maduro's victory in Venezuela

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Nigerian Islamist terror rejects amnesty offer

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Paraguay: President Franco well-received at OAS

Paraguay: President Franco well-received at OAS

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Author Edwin Black goes on Shoah remembrance tour

Author Edwin Black goes on Shoah remembrance tour

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Paraguay goes on diplomatic offensive

Paraguay goes on diplomatic offensive

Paraguayan President Federico Franco will meet with Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy and then fly to Washington DC to speak at the OAS where he will address an effective trade war being waged against Paraguay by Argentina.

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Central African Republic: jihadi Muslims over-run Bangassou

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Luxembourg: Prime Minister sees war clouds looming in Europe

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The US should support Falkland Islands self-determination

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