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What We’re Reading Today: Schiff’s Mug, Unwinnable Afghanistan, WTO RIP … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


Schiff On A Milk Carton – David Morgan, Reuters

Dem Witness: Trump A ‘Clear & Present Danger’ – Lisa Mascaro & Mary Clare Jalonick, AP


Docs Show Repeatedly Expanding Orig Mission Was Big US Mistake In Afghanistan – Craig Whitlock, Wash Post

Everyone Knew We Were Losing In Afghanistan – David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Veterans & Gold Star Families Enraged – James LaPorta, Newsweek

National Security

Meet Russia’s Stealth Drone David Axe, National Interest

China’s Planned 6 Aircraft Carriers Just Sank – David Axe, National Interest

Election 2020

McKinsey Will Let Buttigieg Release Names Of His Former Clients – Thomas Beaumont, AP

DC Circuit Skeptical of Blumenthal-Nadler Challenge On Trump Payments – Erica Orden, CNN


‘Deadly Delusions’: Europe’s Deradicalization Programs – Giulio Meotti, Gatestone

How Trump May Finally Kill The WTO – Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy

Germany: All EU Members Must Take In Migrants Soeren Kern, Gatestone

Norway Top Cop Baffled By Free Speech – But Not Inviolability of Koran – Bruce Bawer, Gatestone


Trade Deal Near – Paula Reid, CBS

Commerce Trust Chief Economist: No Recession Until 2023 – Nathaniel Baker, Forbes

Cashless Economy Coming? – Quora,

Law & Order

Durham Statement: Does ‘Not Agree’ With IG On How ‘FBI Case Was Opened’ – Twitter

Supreme Court Lets Kentucky Abortion Ultrasound Law Stand – Kate Smith, CBS

Barr’s Last Minute Additional Transparency In AG Report – Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime

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