The United States Sets Its Sights Beyond Afghanistan

August 23, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to Afghanistan in an Aug. 21 address to the nation. His speech highlighted the familiar challenges associated with the Afghan theater, namely Washington's desire for Kabul to take on more...

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Falling Sperm Counts Could Wreck Your Retirement

by Patrick Cox August 23, 2017 For decades, studies have been showing sperm counts falling. Not everyone believed them, and that includes me. But a new study provides powerful evidence that male fertility is, in fact, falling fast all over the world. This is not just...

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Why the Rich Actually Love High Taxes

by Brian Domitrov August 22, 2017 So we always hear that the rich should pay taxes more, that our tax rates aren't high enough. If only we raise taxes we can solve a lot of our problems – inequality would go down and maybe we'd even have more economic growth. Now the...

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Horatio at America’s Bridge

Horatius at the Bridge by Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay   by Dr. Jack Wheeler August 20, 2017 Once upon a time in days of long ago when kids in school were actually educated, they all knew the story of  Horatio at the Bridge. Winston Churchill committed all 600...

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Iran and North Korea: Brothers in Nuclear Arms

Editor’s note: On Aug. 14, nearly two months after the original publication of this article, reports surfaced that North Korea received Soviet-era technology from a facility in Ukraine that expedited the construction of its intercontinental ballistic missiles. As we...

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If North Korea Has Miniature Nukes, So Does Iran

by George Rasley August 16, 2017 The fruits of the failures of the past three American presidents to break-up the axis of anti-American missile and nuclear weapons proliferation have finally come home to roost in the announcement that North Korea has miniaturized a...

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