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The Truth About the War in Ukraine

In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first cease-fire was signed, on Sept. 5, 2014. I witnessed a wasteland of charred, destroyed tanks, and armored personnel carriers. And scores of dead soldiers who reminded me of the plaster molds of the dead in Pompeii, the way they seemed to be frozen in the moment and the motion of their deaths. The conflict was then, and it remains today, a real war. >>> Editor’s note:  This article is a transcript of remarks by Nolan Peterson, The Daily Signal’s foreign correspondent, to the United States-Ukraine Working Group Yearly Summit in Washington, D.C. The June 15 event was sponsored by the American Foreign Policy Council, the Center for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations, and the … Read entire article »

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Defense Conference Underscores the Importance of Research and Development for Missile Defense

While North Korea reportedly achieved another milestone in developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. homeland, The Heritage Foundation visited the annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama, a city that lives and breathes ballistic missile defense. The conference is a gathering for policy experts, the military, industry representatives, on all issues related to space and missile defense policy. Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, set the tone for the conference when he argued for the need to change the overly risk-averse culture of the space and missile defense acquisition community, particularly since the U.S. is at risk of being outpaced by its adversaries. He emphasized the need to learn from program failures so that the United States is better able to address problems in … Read entire article »

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5 Biggest Screw-Ups by The New York Times So Far This Year

5 Biggest Screw-Ups by The New York Times So Far This Year

After The New York Times reported that the newspaper had “obtained” an unpublished government draft of a climate change report some feared President Donald Trump would suppress, it turned out the draft has been available online for eight months. In light of this oversight Monday, which the Times since issued a correction on, here is a list of the biggest previous errors, inaccuracies, blunders, misrepresentations, and general failures from the paper of record so far in 2017. 1. Corrects Claim That 17 Intel … Read entire article »

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NY Times warns Guam of grave threat (no, not THAT one)

NY Times warns Guam of grave threat (no, not THAT one)

**Written by Doug Powers Liberal Mainstream Media rule #1 this month: Never stop trying to boost Al Gore’s box office, no matter what the situation. The New York Times showed ’em all how it’s done: Here’s how to turn that looming apocalypse frown upside-down: The island of Guam made rare headlines this week when North Korea, responding to blustery language from President Trump, threatened to fire four ballistic missiles into waters near the American territory’s shores. Some Guam … Read entire article »

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