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05/22/2016 - 11:00am

    The British electorate does not need Americans to tell them how to vote in the June 23 referendum, and I wouldn't dare try. I have always had great admiration for the British people -- and great respect for the country's democratic traditions. But from across the Atlantic, we Yanks are watching the campaign...

05/16/2016 - 2:00pm

    From Thomas E. Ricks' Best Defense blog:

    They called me in late one night because she spit on a male guard. I reported to the combat surgical hospital and found her hand cuffed to a hospital bed because...

05/16/2016 - 10:00am

    If there's one thing on which Europeans agree with Donald Trump, it's that the U.S. is gradually losing to China. The Middle Kingdom is working hard to improve its image in Europe and investing lots of money along the way. The queen of England may think Chinese...

05/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    Our unusually mild Canadian winter had made me expect that I could get away with a light coat and no hat. But I had a few blocks to walk, and my ears were stinging in the freezing wind, so I took the scarf from around my neck and draped it around my head. "You...

05/14/2016 - 7:00am

    Here are some facts:

    -- The commonwealth of Puerto Rico cannot pay its debt of more than $70 billion. The government has already defaulted on several payments.

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05/13/2016 - 4:00pm

    Corruption is a morally charged word. When we say someone is corrupt, we don't just mean that a person broke a rule or failed to meet an expectation. The word implies something is rotten at its core, that something fundamental has been betrayed. The power of the...

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