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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Free ISIS, Schiff’s Whistleblower White House Co-Workers, Bye Charter Schools … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

National Security

Now Is Not The Time To Withdraw From Afghanistan — Ariel Cohen, Wash Times

McAleenan Out At DHS — Dennis Romero & Julia Ainsley, NBC

3,000 More US Troops, Fighter Jets To Oppose Iran In Saudi — Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today


Putin Warns of ISIS Resurgence — Kareem Fahim, Sarah Dadouch & Karen DeYoung, Wash Post

ISIS Prisoners Break Out of Syrian Jail After Turkish Bombing Raid — Sam Corbishley, Metro UK

Turkey & The Kurds: More Complicated Than You Think — Andrew McCarthy, National Review

On Syria, Trump Channels George McGovern — Cal Thomas, Fox


Adam Schiff Has 2 Aides Who Worked With Whistleblower At White House — Kerry Picket, Wash Examiner

Pelosi’s ‘Animal House’ ‘Double-Secret’ Impeachment — John Wohlstetter, AmSpec


Did Trump Just Quietly Cut Immigration By 350,000 – 65% – Annually? — Nicole Narea, Vox

California Bans Private Prisons & Immigration Detention Centers — Steve Gorman, Reuters


Any Carbon Tax Would Hit Coal Hard — Statista

Jane Fonda Arrested At US Capitol Protesting Climate — AP

Newsweek: Greta Thunberg ‘Snubbed’ For Nobel Because Norway Has Oil — Stephen Kruiser, PJ Media

Exposing Global Warming Alarmism in 12 Minutes — James Stansbury, American Thinker

Michael ‘Hockey Stick’ Mann’s 7 Years Legal Harrassment War On National Review — Rich Lowry, NR

The Left

UN May Codify Over 100 Genders In International Law — Stefano Gennarini, C-FAM

Atlanta Braves Scalped After Caving On Tomahawk Chop — Robert Spencer, PJ Media

Say Goodbye to Charter Schools In California — Steven Greenhut, AmSpec


Iran: 2 Missiles Struck Tanker Near Saudi — AP

Iran, Iraq In Flames As Mullahs’ Grip Tightens — Struan Stevenson, UPI


Dow Rises 400 On US-China Trade Truce — Chris Matthews, Market Watch

Lawsuits Against OxyContin Maker Halted For 6 Months — Jason Schott, Fox

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