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Taking Stock: One Year After Trump

Donald Trump

To avoid any impression of condescension, I will begin with a humbling root question, “Why have I been so out of touch?” After all, I have become deeply aware in recent years that intellectual elites generally have little understanding of wider public sentiments that animate upheavals and distress in America and several foreign societies.

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Assertions versus Facts

apple

CNN is running a house commercial that on its face is a plea for respect for demonstrable facts. “This is an apple,” a voice says over an image of a bright red apple. “Some people might try to tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream, “Banana, banana, banana,” over and over and over again. They might put “BANANA” in all caps. You might even start to believe that this is a banana. But it’s not. This … is an apple.”

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Then There's Only One Choice

Wolfgang Borchert

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Borchert, a young German writer who was seriously wounded in World War II then imprisoned for resistance activities.

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Bannon: ‘Proud to be a Christian Zionist’

Steve Bannon

For these words, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald J. Trump and currently Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Network, received standing ovations at the annual gala of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) at the Hyatt in New York City.

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Two Meetings

Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin

During the last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin.

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Can Israel be a Jewish State and a Democratic State? Legalism versus Justice

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