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Trump's Afghan Commitment
August 23, 2017
His critics lack an alternative other than retreat and defeat.

Opinion Journal: Sanctuary City Constitutional Battles
August 22, 2017

Editorial Board Member Allysia Finley on state and local challenges to federal immigration law.

World Opinion
Trump, Russian Collusion and Mueller: What Does the Special Counsel Need to Prove?
August 23, 2017
Collusion isn't a legal term. What Mueller has to show is that an American knowingly committed a crime by working with Moscow.
Has Trump Noticed Putin Has Cut Off Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports?
August 23, 2017
Ukraine's southeast coast, including the ports of Berdiansk and Mariupol, is blockaded.
The 20 Key Questions Mueller’s Russia Investigation of Trump Must Answer
August 23, 2017
What did Trump know of his campaign receiving dirt on Clinton from Russian agents?
Donald Trump’s Arts Committee: Why the Resignations Matter
August 23, 2017
All 16 members of President Donald Trump's Committee on the Arts and Humanities have resigned in protest of his response to the violence in Charlottesville.
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INSIGHT • Editorials
The U.S. Navy's Deadly Collision Course
August 22, 2017
Four accidents at sea in less than a year are a sign the service has a serious problem.
In Defense of Charter Schools
August 22, 2017
Charters are losing public support. Here's how to win it back.
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World Editorial
Mr. Trump Sides With Wall Street; You Lose
August 23, 2017
If the Trump administration gets its way, an Obama-era rule to protect retirement savings will not be enforced until mid-2019, at the earliest.
Mr. Trump on Afghanistan: More of the Same; No End in Sight
August 22, 2017
The president’s vague plan can’t be called a strategy. His goal, other than “victory” in a war that’s gone on for 16 years, is unclear.
The Game of the Name
August 22, 2017
Is it worth it for the M.T.A. to brand subway stops? The Irish Spring Street station?
From Kabul to Baghdad, My Bird’s-Eye View
August 22, 2017
A five-nation tour offered a close look at the war on terror and disturbing context for Trump’s plans for Afghanistan.
What Will Trump Do to American Workers?
August 21, 2017
Pay less attention to taxing and spending, more to power.
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INSIGHT • Comments
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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze. In thanks, farmer gifted them as sausages 6 months later.
August 23, 2017
Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze. In thanks, farmer gifted them as sausages 6 months later.
Way back in February, a band of English firefighters rescued 18 baby pigs and two sows from a burning barn. If Charlotte had been around, she'd probably have woven “Some Firefighter!” into her web. She wasn't, but grateful farm manager Rachel Rivers promised she'd soon send along a little thank you gift. Just about six months […]
Mexico shrugs off Trump threats to scrap NAFTA
August 23, 2017
Mexico shrugs off Trump threats to scrap NAFTA
MEXICO CITY — One week into talks to renegotiate NAFTA, President Trump lobbed another grenade over his so-far-imaginary Mexico border wall, telling a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night that “I don't think we can make a deal.” Trump's argument was a familiar one, that the United States has been “so badly taken advantage of” by “one […]
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INSIGHT • Views
Concert in the Netherlands Canceled Due to ‘Terror Threat’
August 23, 2017
The venue was being evacuated because of the threat
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INSIGHT • Talks
A lyrical bridge between past, present and future | David Whyte
August 23, 2017
With his signature charm and searching insight, David Whyte meditates on the frontiers of the past, present and future, sharing two poems inspired by his niece's hike along El Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

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