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Erie Times-News Endorses Clinton Because Of Her Accomplishments But Fails To Name Any-I Will

…her intellect, cumulative experience and long record of public service make her a better choice than Republican nominee Donald Trump by a long shot.

..Clinton has built a breadth of experience and a record of leadership that equips her to lead the nation through the tricky currents and perilous rapids of these turbulent times. 664 more words

A Kingdom of Their Own

Here is a link to my latest review–of A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster by Joshua Partlow–for Washington Free Beacon… 8 more words

Book Review

Glavin: The rehabilitation of the 'Butcher of Kabul'

“There is a limit to the patience of the people,” the wise and wizened Burhanuddin Rabbani told me back in the spring of 2010, during a conversation at his massively fortified compound in Kabul. 1,219 more words

Columnists

In Afghanistan The Future Never Arrives

A common argument is that after 2,500 people dead and $1 trillion spent, it’s time to get out of Afghanistan. We need to wash our hands of the whole affair because, like the British in 1841 and the Soviets in 1989, it’s proven to be too much for us. 846 more words

Foreign Policy

Don’t Fall For The Lies About Going Cashless

You can’t withdraw digital money and stuff it under the mattress.

Stopping terrorists, drug dealers and of course making our lives simpler and easier. Those are the reasons for going cashless. 344 more words

December 24 in history

1754 George Crabbe, British poet and naturalist, was born  (d. 1832).

1777  Kiritimati, (Christmas Island) was discovered by James Cook.

1814  The Treaty of Ghent… 405 more words

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