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What We’re Reading Today: Body Baghdadi, Who’s The Whistleblower?, Soft-Spoken Bigotry … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Esper: ‘Brilliantly Executed Operation’ — Rebecca Klar, The Hill

O’Brien: ‘A Very Dangerous Mission’ — NBC

Big Break Came In February 2018 — Ahmed Rasheed, Reuters

Pentagon: Raid Launched From Western Iraq — Erin Blanco, Daily Beast

Wash Post Obit: Baghdadi ‘Austere Religious Scholar’ — Madison Dibble, Wash Examiner

Kayla Mueller Might Still Be Alive ‘If Obama Had Been As Decisive’ As Trump — John Bowden, The Hill

Will ISIS Survive? — Al-Jazeera

Questions On ISIS’s Future — J.J. Green, WTOP

Democrats’ Complaints About Being Left Out Of The Loop — Cristina Cabrera, Talking Points Memo

Observations of A Reporter Who’s Covered ISIS — Greg Palkot, Fox

Separate Raid Kills ISIS Spokesman — Anna Kaplan & Spencer Ackerman

Dog of Valor — Russ Read, Wash Examiner

Impeachment

Whistleblower Identity Revealed? — Israel Shamir, Unz Review

Durham Probe Going Criminal Crazes Rachel Maddow — Joseph Wulfsohn, Fox

Careerists Vs. Political Appointments At State Dept. — Bobby Allyn, NPR

Enviro

Eco Madness May Be Behind Disastrous Boeing 737 MAX Safety Issues — Miranda Devine, NY Post

Climate Change Means No More Beef, Fish, Chocolate, Wine — Marie Haga, Scientific American

Society/Culture

Newly Christian Kanye West Crusading Against Pornography — Douglas Golden, Western Journal

Study: White Liberals ‘Patronize’ Minorities While Talking: Conservatives Don’t — Scott Berson, Miami Herald


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