boris-johnson-cracked-the-code-for-a-reagan-coalition-in-great-britain

As I came back from my office at the university, the cab driver was asking me about what I teach in politics a day before the British elections. A big NewCastle guy, with an affable Northern accent, this guy voted Remain in the European Union elections and has been a lifelong voter for Labour. For…

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fusion-gps-tries-to-run-russian-collusion-hoax-redux-against-boris-johnson

The founders of Fusion GPS, the Democrat-backed consulting firm behind the famously discredited Christopher Steele dossier at the heart of the Russia hoax, are blaming Russia for the liberal Labour Party’s loss in the U.K. elections Thursday. Seriously. Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch penned an editorial published in the The Guardian, a British newspaper, asserting…

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pentagon-won’t-give-straight-answer-about-plans-to-deploy-more-troops-to-middle-east

After the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Trump administration is planning on sending as many as 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East, Department of Defense officials made contradictory statements on the Pentagon’s plans. The Department of Defense Press Secretary Alyssa Farah tweeted Wednesday that the reporting is wrong. “The U.S. is not…

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unprecedented-leaks-underscore-deep-discontent-inside-china

Beijing usually takes pride in its tight grip of the information that flows inside and outside of China. However, several recent incidents seem to reveal that Beijing’s iron fist may be losing its grip. Only a week ago, The New York Times reported on the Xinjiang Papers, a 403-page collection of reportedly classified Chinese documents—including speeches by Chinese leader…

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emails-reveal-burisma-consulting-firm-leveraged-hunter-biden-to-get-state-dept.-meetings

Finally, U.S. Senators are waking up to the possibility that 2020 Democratic contender Joe Biden may have knowingly permitted his son Hunter to “sell” access to the U.S. State Department while Joe was serving as Vice President. The line between crony capitalism and outright corruption is a thin one, but when it comes to assessing…

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10-questions-to-ask-about-trump’s-removal-of-troops-from-syria

The U.S. foreign policy establishment has gone into meltdown mode since President Trump announced last week a withdrawal of several dozen troops from a corridor in northern Syria. American forces had been there since 2014, joined with a Kurdish splinter group to fight the notorious Sunni Arab terrorist organization, the Islamic State (ISIS). Trump made…

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the-washington-blob-rejects-change-on-american-interventionism

No arena of public discussion in Washington is less representative of what the American people want than the debate about foreign policy. The elected representatives make their argument largely at a great remove from the preferences of the American people. The media is even less representative, featuring overwhelming dominance by those credentialed experts who are…

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democrat-sen.-pat-leahy-praises-anti-semitic-cleric-just-to-spite-trump

The left has a penchant for choosing heroes based on their well-constructed anti-Trump narrative. Occasionally, however, this approach backfires, causing the left to defend and prop up individuals it should most decidedly not. This behavior is most readily apparent on the international stage, particularly since foreign policy decisionmaking based solely on opposing Trump resembles really…

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following-disagreements,-trump-tells-bolton:-you’re-fired

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he fired national security adviser John Bolton on Monday night, saying he “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.” I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the…

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uk.-parliament-gives-a-full-fledged-finger-to-the-british-people

The British Parliament stood firmly opposed to the British people, as 21 Conservative Party members of Parliament (MPs) defected and joined the Liberals-Democrats to damage the new Boris Johnson government and oppose a No-Deal Brexit on October 31. In a win for the European Union, keenly being watched from the Americas and the European continent, the British…

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