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  • Blair: Airstrikes not enough to beat Islamic State

    LONDON (AP) — Western powers must be ready to commit ground forces to the fight against militants from the Islamic State group because airstrikes alone won't defeat these "fanatical" extremists, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday. Writing on his Faith Foundation website, Blair...

  • Scottish independence --- a bad idea whose time may be coming

    In an unusual statement supposedly made spontaneously to well-wishers after a Scottish church service, Queen Elizabeth II urged Scottish voters to think "very carefully about the future." Good advice.

  • We're a 22nd Amendment nation

    "Second presidential terms are almost without exception very difficult for the president and his team, for the government and the country," writes Harvard economist and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. Well, yes. But some second terms are less unsuccessful than others.



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