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Hugh Hewitt: 2017 And The Big Story Elite Media Missed

As we approach a new year, it is clear that 2017 will be remembered as a momentous year for news. Perhaps the biggest story of the year will turn out to be this: How the United States defeated ISIS and its caliphate, and almost no one took notice. When ISIS was roaring...

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Michael Medved: Miraculous Victory, Unsettled Dispute

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Fifty years ago, the 19-year-old state of Israel won a miraculous, astonishing victory against larger, better equipped forces of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. The Soviet Union lavishly supported the Arab states, while Lyndon Johnson’s America proclaimed strict neutrality as the Jewish state faced annihilation. Israel had to rely on Mirage...

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Hugh Hewitt: Sea Change

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Sea change. An enormous one. That’s the only way to understand President Trump’s first 100 days — as a breaking from and often a breaking of the Obama presidency, one every bit as turbulent as what’s encountered by a sailing ship going from calm seas into a hurricane. Trump’s first...

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David Davenport: Why Hasn’t International Law Stopped Chemical Weapons in Syria?

State of the Union

Where is international law when you need it? The Syrian government has again used chemical weapons on its own people, despite signing the international convention banning chemical weapons as well as a specific agreement to destroy them. So why is this still happening? It’s one thing for countries to sign...

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Report: Obama Knew Assad Kept Chemical Weapons

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From the story:  A former Obama official acknowledged Sunday that the U.S. “always knew” an agreement with Syrian President Bashar Assad did not clear all chemical weapons out of Syria, despite the fact that the administration touted the deal as an unequivocal success at the time (Washington Examiner). Remember that...

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Albert Mohler: Syria Crosses The Red Line

Handmaid’s Tale

The U.S. sent an unmistakable signal Thursday night—and it was sent late, and it was sent in the form of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean sea. They were fired at the very same Syrian air base from which it is now believed...

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