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Why the Baghdadi Killing Isn’t Likely To Help Trump

First off, let me just say for the record that the news that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a raid in Syria is a…

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Could Trump’s Disastrous Syria Decision Be the Final Straw for Senate Republicans?

For months I’ve been maintaining that regardless of what the Democratically-controlled House did regarding impeachment, Trump was safe. There was no way in hell Senate…

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US-Russia from the Space Station to the Presidency

On this day in 1995, the Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-71, docks with the Russian space station Mir; for the five days the ships were conjoined,…

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Korea Today and the Miscalculations that Created it

At dawn on this day in 1950, an enormous wave of Communist North Korea’s massively equipped 200,000-soldier army comes pouring over the 38th Parallel, headed…

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The Rosenbergs and the Bomb

On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed by electrocution under the Espionage Act of 1917 for sharing U.S. atomic warfare secrets…

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Hungary and Soviet Oppression

On this day in 1956, an escalating national uprising brewing for 12 days in Hungary is viciously crushed by Soviet tanks and troops. Thousands were…

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