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What We’re Reading Today: The Tal-QaidaBan, Whistle Shusher, A Trump March On DC … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


Taliban Still Tied To al-Qaida — Javid Ahmad & Husain Haqqani, Wash Post

Netanyahu Coordinating With Putin — Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post

Taliban Terrorists Being Freed — Kathy Gannon, AP

EU On Verge of Big Brexit Miscalculation — Mike Shedlock,

National Security

Ted Cruz & Top House Foreign Affairs Republican Warn Trump On Turkey — Todd Gillman, Dallas Morning News

Talking Turkey At The Pentagon — Richard Sisk

Trump’s Phone Calls Have Long Troubled His Aides — Wash Post

GOP Congressman: ‘We Certainly Have Not Won The War Against ISIS’ — Victor Garcia, Fox


House Democrats Mull Disguising Whistleblower’s Appearance, Voice — Wash Post

Ex-Bill Clinton Ambassador, Judge Marrero, Unloads Against Trump Taxes — Kathryn Krawczyk, The Week

On MSNBC, GW Bush WH Chief of Staff Endorses Impeachment Inquiry — Justin Wise, The Hill

Election 2020

Warren’s War On Truth — Christine Rosen, Commentary

Trump Supporters Plan Massive DC March Oct 17 — Penny Starr, Breitbart


Holtz-Eakin: No 2020 Recession Unless ‘Households Get Frightened … Stop Spending’ — Steven Burke, CRN

Survey: 84% Say Nothing Wrong With Making As Much Money As Possible — Emily Ekins, Cato


Warren Proposes Banning Judges From Owning Stock — Evie Fordham, Fox

Jackson MS Votes To Place ‘Buffer Zones’ Around Abortion Clinics — Laura Nicole, Live Action

Supreme Court’s Coming Term — Elizabeth Slattery, Heritage


National Park Service Renames Stonewall Jackson Shrine — Ned Oliver, Virginia Mercury

Madison’s Timeless Advice To Congress On Danger of Factions — GianCarlo Canaparo & Kaitlynn Samalis-Aldrich, Wash Times

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