these-4-factors-will-likely-determine-the-uk.-election-outcome

The United Kingdom will hold a general election on Thursday, December 12. Voters will not only decide who should be their next prime minister—Tory’s Boris Johnson or Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn—but also the fate of their nation, which isn’t only about Brexit. Should Corbyn become the next PM, Britain will remain in the European Union while…

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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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americans-need-to-stop-funding-the-chinese-gulag

One can learn a lot about how a nation will treat others by how it treats its own. The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) oppressive treatment of its people then should send a chilling message to the rest of the world, considering the regime’s global ambitions, and its aggressive effort to achieve them with our cooperation.…

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boris-johnson-is-close-to-getting-brexit-done

One of the most baffling reactions among liberals since 2016 was to compare Boris Johnson to Donald Trump. I reside in England, and saw tweet after tweet from the Max Boots and Tom Nichols of the world on why these two, and Brexit and the election of Trump, are exactly the same. The reality, as…

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justin-trudeau-fights-for-his-political-life-against-andrew-scheer-tonight

To get you prepared for election night in Canada, here is a breakdown of all the key races and bellwethers to follow, regional analysis, and everything else you’ll need to be informed as the results come in. A recap of the campaign can be found in parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of my earlier…

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will-boris-johnson’s-new-deal-break-the-brexit-stalemate?

Another autumn, another deal between the United Kingdom and European Union for the former to leave the latter in a negotiated Brexit. But will this deal actually pass, or will it become another instance of “same song, second verse?” As with the deal former Prime Minister Theresa May negotiated last November, the status of Northern…

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volker-testimony-destroys-narrative-of-diplomatic-turmoil-following-ukraine-phone-call

Former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker told lawmakers under oath that he was never asked to do anything wrong by any member of the administration, including President Trump. The United States’ former envoy to Ukraine told congressional investigators neither country’s officials were concerned about anything in the July 25 phone call between President Donald…

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why-trump-is-absolutely-right-to-get-us.-troops-out-of-syria

In a surprising late-night statement (late for the U.K., anyway), last week the White House declared that American troops will move aside and let Turkey invade Syria. “Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria,” the statement said, adding, “The United States Armed Forces will not support or be involved…

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what-netanyahu’s-‘second-chance’-really-means-for-trump

The Middle East’s most democratic state has been out to prove how democratic it truly is. A little less than two weeks ago, Israel held its second election in five months after Israel’s longest serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, failed to form a government in the initial round of elections in April. Although Netanyahu was…

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now-that-bolton’s-out,-here’s-what-trump-needs-from-a-national-security-advisor

In a lunchtime tweet storm Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced he’d fired his national security advisor, John Bolton. It’s about time. The president stated that he “disagreed strongly with many of [Bolton’s] suggestions, as did others in the Administration.” Bolton had pushed again and again toward the foolish wars that Trump campaigned against. This was…

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