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Opinion

Opinion: The New Geopolitics of the Middle East – Inside Sources

In his first trip to the Middle East as president in July, Joe Biden arrived in Israel to provide an opportunity for communications between countries and to support a more stable region. In this four-day trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia, Biden strengthened relations with old allies and brought Riyadh and Tel Aviv closer. Three

Opinion

Opinion: Female Genital Mutilation Is More Common Than You Think – Inside Sources

Chances are, you’ve never heard of “FGM,” also known as female genital mutilation. For Americans, FGM doesn’t hit particularly close to home. But that doesn’t mean the problem is solved. In fact, female genital mutilation is one of the most serious problems facing girls and women in 2022. More than 200 million girls and women alive today

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: 20 Years after 9/11 — Are We Better Off?

When the hijacked planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that first 9/11, the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary for al-Qaida. Today, the Taliban are in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary to al-Qaida. What then did our longest war accomplish? The Afghan army and

Technology

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire outfit, is being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents. From a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers obtained by the Paris-based journalism

Politics

Trump wishes new administration luck in farewell video

Trying to repair his tarnished legacy, President Donald Trump trumpeted his administration’s accomplishments and wished his successor luck in a farewell video as he spent his final full day in office preparing to issue a flurry of pardons in a near-deserted White House, surrounded by an extraordinary security presence outside. “This week we inaugurate a

National

Donald Trump Fought the Establishment—and Won

Donald Trump won the presidency by challenging both the Republican and Democrat Party establishments. For too long, the political class of party leaders, paid consultants, lobbyists, donor-funded think tanks, and partisan media outlets ignored the concerns of millions of working- and middle-class American families. These families didn’t see themselves as Democrats or Republicans. They saw

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