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Army: Mnangagwa to return 'shortly', will meet Mugabe Zimbabwe's army chief says ex-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, expected to return to the country 'shortly'.
Merkel in favour of snap poll over minority government Germany chancellor says she would prefer a snap election than lead minority government after coalition talks break down.
Nasrallah rejects Arab League statement on Hezbollah In continuing war of words Nasrallah says no proof Hezbollah 'supporting terrorism and extremist groups' in Arab states.
Sebastian Pinera to face Alejandro Guiller in run-off Conservative Sebastian Pinera will face socialist Alejandro Guiller after neither candidate wins 50 percent of the vote.

Irrepressible Trump Has Curbed GOP’s Enthusiasm

Donald J. TrumpWhether Donald J. Trump closes his presidential experimental-gig resigning, impeached or misgoverning the entire 4-year term, he is a sure bet to enter America’s history books as an embarrassment to a nation and to the electorate that put him in the Oval Office; also a disgrace to a political party that sold its conservative ideals for thirty shiny pieces of illusory, legislative hope.

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Tolerance as a Prerequisite for Civilization

Tolerance There is more to being civilized than being a citizen of som e political entity. This is so despite the fact that both the verb civilize and noun citizen are derived from the Latin civitas. To be civilized demands more than just having the language and mannerisms of the 5th century BCE Greeks, or the 2nd century BCE Han Chinese, or the 16th Century CE French. All of these groups believed that being civilized meant living and acting like them. Today the Americans have joined the chorus.

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Assertions versus Facts

CNN is running a house commercial that on its face is a plea for respect for demonstrable facts. “This is an apple,” a voice says over an image of a bright red apple. “Some people might try to tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream, “Banana, banana, banana,” over and over and over again. They might...

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Then There's Only One Choice

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Borchert, a young German writer who was seriously wounded in World War II then imprisoned for resistance activities.

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Bannon: ‘Proud to be a Christian Zionist’

For these words, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald J. Trump and currently Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Network, received standing ovations at the annual gala of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) at the Hyatt in New York City.

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Two Meetings

During the last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin.

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Saudi Crown Prince’s unprecedented power grab could come to haunt him

Several of those dismissed or detained in Prince Mohammed’s most recent crackdown were last year named in a similar leak known as the Panama Papers because they came from a law firm in the country.

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Who is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb?

I hate self-evident truths.  Ideals may be self-evident. Political statements are not. When I hear about a self-evident political truth, I immediately doubt it.

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Classier Class Wars

Just when you thought America had fallen down the rabbit hole entering an undiscovered country with no recognizable features and a strange distorted landscape, whom stops by to say hi? Why, it’s our old good buddy- Class War. Donald Trump adopted him but the Democrats want him back as part of the family.

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A History of Idiocy

I am furious. And I have good reason to be furious. I was going to write an article about a subject I have been thinking about for a long time.

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Hariri’s return to Lebanon: A moment of truth

The fact that Mr. Hariri announced that he would leave his wife and children in the kingdom when he returns to Beirut will reinforce suspicion of Saudi arm twisting should he, once back in the Lebanese capital, move forward with his resignation.

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The Extra-Legal Backstop for a Dangerous President

The military in Zimbabwe announced yesterday that it had arrested the country’s president, Robert Mugabe. While a military spokesman denied that a military takeover was underway, all signs indicate that he is lying.

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Termites of justice

The initial grand jury indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation have dropped like a box of rocks and include something called “Conspiracy against the United States.” Which sounds like “fake news” the same way “flesh- eating bacteria” sounds like a prescription.

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A Sober View of the Virginia and New Jersey Elections

After a year of undermining our democratic institutions (independent judiciary, free media); dividing our society; continuing Obama’s worst foreign policy mistake (arming the Saudi war in Yemen); dismantling the most innovative parts of the Federal bureaucracy; and governing by sneering rhetoric glossing over muddling, semi-secret maneuvering, the right wing—its biases now...

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