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Trump’s reckless statement about NATO should be condemned by every American

At a campaign rally on February 10, former President Donald Trump said that if he were to return to the
February 19, 2024
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I came all the way from West Africa to join NATO

Running away from menace is a natural human instinct. For the past two years, as the war in Ukraine has
February 18, 2024
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The power of storytelling as a teaching tool

The New Testament contains several stories that Jesus used to answer some of the questions his followers asked him. Referred
February 13, 2024
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Justice Potter Stewart’s pornography principle should apply to speech

In the 1964 U.S. Supreme Court case Jacobellis v. Ohio, the justices attempted to classify the kinds of materials that
February 5, 2024
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Putin, Russia, and the immeasurable damage dictators inflict on their nations

“We have nuclear weapons, who is going to attack us?” That was the brilliant retort by a young Russian lady
February 1, 2024
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I worry that safe spaces do more harm than good

I occasionally recall an encounter my family and I had with a man in Wyomissing in 2004. Wyomissing is a
January 28, 2024
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Other than the people who sit atop that pyramid, does anyone really love socialism?

“We suggest that President Marcos read more books to properly understand the ins and outs of the Taiwan issue, so
January 18, 2024
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The Einstein visa and what it says about America

U.S. consulates overseas issue a variety of visas to foreign nationals wanting to come to America. The type of visa
January 17, 2024
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A good example of what great power competition should look like

In his spectacular book, The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson gives a delightful historical account of the World’s
January 7, 2024
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Would a security guarantee for Saudi Arabia be any different?

Before the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel that precipitated the current Israel-Hamas war, the U.S. was reportedly brokering a
January 4, 2024
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I resolve to be more thankful more often this year

My wife and I and our two children normally go on vacation together each summer. There were two consecutive years
January 1, 2024
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And we wonder why nothing seems to make sense in this world anymore

Many member countries of the UN seem not to notice that one of the Security Council’s permanent members that is
December 29, 2023

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