If China attacks Taiwan, &c.

A Taiwanese navy honor guard looks on in front of a Taiwanese flag at a ceremony in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, April 13, 2021. (Ann Wang / Reuters)
What should the U.S. do? Plus this year’s Nobel Peace Prize; saying the ‘wrong’ word; and more.
Charles Ives wrote a piece called “The Unanswered Question.

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If China attacks Taiwan, &c.

A Taiwanese navy honor guard looks on in front of a Taiwanese flag at a ceremony in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, April 13, 2021. (Ann Wang / Reuters)
What should the U.S. do? Plus this year’s Nobel Peace Prize; saying the ‘wrong’ word; and more.
Charles Ives wrote a piece called “The Unanswered Question.

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A Courageous Voice for Press Freedom and Independence in Russia

Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitrii Muratov. The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitrii Muratov of Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo)

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A Courageous Voice for Press Freedom and Independence in Russia

Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitrii Muratov. The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitrii Muratov of Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo)

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A Courageous Voice for Press Freedom and Independence in Russia

Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitrii Muratov. The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitrii Muratov of Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo)

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A Courageous Voice for Press Freedom and Independence in Russia

Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitrii Muratov. The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitrii Muratov of Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo)

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20 years, $6 trillion, 900,000 lives

On the evening of September 11, 2001, hours after two hijacked airliners had destroyed the World Trade Center towers and a third had hit the Pentagon building, President George W. Bush announced that the country was embarking on a new kind of war.
“America and our friends and allies join with all those who want peace and security in the world, and we stand together to win the war against terrorism,” Bush announced in a televised address to the nation.
It was Bush’s first use of the term that would come to define his presidency and deeply shape those of his three successors.

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Biden’s twin catastrophes put U.S. in the terrorists’ crosshairs

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Will President Joe Biden’s matching calamities — in Afghanistan and at the US-Mexico border — merge into the mother of all epic fails? Cross your fingers, cross your toes, and hope otherwise. Biden inherited from President Donald J. Trump a tough, terrorist-shredding nation at peace, through strength. Seven months later, Mr. Biden’s breathtakingly bungled Afghan retreat has imperiled some 15,000 Americans now trying to slip the Taliban’s toxic grip on Kabul Airport. Mr. Biden’s feeble, aloof fumbles have shriveled America into a paper kitten.

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Biden’s twin catastrophes put U.S. in the terrorists’ crosshairs

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Will President Joe Biden’s matching calamities — in Afghanistan and at the US-Mexico border — merge into the mother of all epic fails? Cross your fingers, cross your toes, and hope otherwise. Biden inherited from President Donald J. Trump a tough, terrorist-shredding nation at peace, through strength. Seven months later, Mr. Biden’s breathtakingly bungled Afghan retreat has imperiled some 15,000 Americans now trying to slip the Taliban’s toxic grip on Kabul Airport. Mr. Biden’s feeble, aloof fumbles have shriveled America into a paper kitten.

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Deroy Murdock: Brace for an epic fail — Biden’s twin messes, in Afghanistan, and at the border, could merge

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Will President Joe Biden’s matching calamities — in Afghanistan and at the US-Mexico border — merge into the mother of all epic fails? Cross your fingers, cross your toes, and hope otherwise.
Biden inherited from President Donald J. Trump a tough, terrorist-shredding nation at peace, through strength. Seven months later, Biden’s breathtakingly bungled Afghan retreat has imperiled some 15,000
Americans now trying to slip the Taliban’s toxic grip on the Hamid Karzai International Airport.

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