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  • Trump Just Can't Quit Afghanistan

    Imagine being a U.S. citizen who believes that America should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan after nearly 18 years of increasingly pointless war. Shouldn't be too hard, since that describes 61 percent of Americans—and an eye-popping 69 percent of veterans—polled in October 2018 by YouGov. But let's also stipulate that by some glitch in the time-space continuum you become president of the United States, and that in one of your first major post-election interviews you observe that "nothing...

    Reason.com
  • "Europe Will Not Be Europe"

    Authored by Guy Milliere via The Gatestone Institute, In the United Kingdom, the Brexit Party victory at 31.6% of the vote was a remarkable achievement that showed the persistent willingness of millions of Britons to leave the European Union. The "populist" positions -- the defense of national sovereignty and European civilization, refusal of uncontrolled immigration and diktats of Brussels technocrats -- have gained ground. The parties that have ruled Europe for decades obtained weak...

    Zero Hedge
  • Boris Johnson may be just what Britain needs

    The sheer historic instability in the country may be Johnson’s biggest ally.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Britain bursts into bloom as warm Algerian air sparks heatwave across Europe

    Every summer this two-acre field at Combe Cross Farm in Monksilver, near Taunton, Somerset, explodes into a kaleidoscope of colour. It was created after a farmer abandoned the field.

    Mail Online