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FBI Director James ‘Rule of Law’ Comey Could Sway 2016 Election

FBI Director James Comey is one of the most intriguing figures in Washington today: a key official who evidently gives little thought to White House narratives before speaking his mind. Comey has always insisted his agency will handle the Hillary Clinton email case in a tough and fair manner, famously asserting that his people “don’t give a rip about politics.” He has expressed a particular dedication for taking the protection of classified material seriously.

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Why Donald Trump Is Winning When He’s Wrong

Donald Trump leads the Republican polls despite being proved wrong about “thousands” of Muslims in Jersey City celebrating the 9/11 attacks. An interview Tuesday morning by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani shows why.

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China Vows ‘Enhanced Cooperation’ with Russia Against Terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Monday his nation would work to take on a broader role in the international war against terrorism, promising Russian President Vladimir Putin China would be at his disposal to aid in anti-terror efforts. Russia has deeply involved itself in the Syrian civil war on the side of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.

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Desertion by Islamic State Fighters Is Up, Raising Fears of Attacks in the West

Army Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS), said Sunday that jihadists appear to be deserting the group in growing numbers, leaving ISIS strongholds badly secured but prompting new concerns that defecting jihadists will return home battle-hardened and ready to execute “lone wolf” attacks.