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Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/20/18 — the border wall edition

I went overboard in this Bookworm Beat, covering the border wall, Syria, Antisemitism, Europe’s fall, science, Michelle and Melania, media bias, and much more. Good walls make good neighbors. Trump did it — he got the House to include $5 billion in the budget bill to build the border wall. [Read More]

World

Obama administration allegedly covered up for Hezbollah in Latin America

Long-time readers of my blog will remember that I have blogged about Hezbollah‘s inroads in our hemisphere for the last decade (for additional posts see also Hizballah Hizbollah). Josh Meyer’s fascinating report, The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook, highlights the connections between the drug trade and terrorism: Over the [Read More]

World

Russia Russia Russia

This morning in the news: Dozens of Russia-related stories on every home page. All-Russia headlines. Latin American and Caribbean stories in the home pages of New York Times: 0 BBC: 0 Drudge Report: 0 Real Clear World: Venezuela Political Prisoner Leopoldo Lopez Released to House Arrest Surprise Concession for Opp [Read More]