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Zero Hour to Liberate Mosul, Daesh Last Major Stronghold in Iraq, Ticked

The battle to regain Mosul from Daesh kicked off at 12 midnight October 17, 2016 with the participation of more than 25,000 Iraqi troops from various legions. Mosul is Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Iraq. It was once the country’s second-largest city, with a diverse population of about 1.2 …

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American Power and Liberal Order

Over the past year, real-estate tycoon Donald Trump mesmerized the American media during his run for the presidency. He broke every rule of expected conduct for presidential candidates and not only survived—he thrived. Many of his attention-grabbing departures were matters of style and character. But among his heresies …

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North Korea is on its ‘way to an arsenal of perhaps dozens’ of nuclear warheads

In the wake of North Korea’s latest nuclear test, a panel of experts discussed the possible implications of a nuclear weapons “no-first-use” policy on global security at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday. A “no-first-use” policy calls for a country to not use nuclear weapons first and only in response to an attack. Last week, Pyongyang carried out …

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