Tag: Strategy

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Caroline Glick: 5 Key Points About the U.S.-Led Syria Strike

The United States, United Kingdom, and France joined in a combined operation on April 14 that used “precision” strikes against Syria’s chemical weapons infrastructure. The following are key points about the raid.

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Pollak: Tucker Carlson’s Syria Challenge

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson challenged anyone supporting American military action in Syria to define what U.S. interests there might be. The answer is fairly simple.

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Blue State Blues: 3 Steps to Republican Victory in 2018

Republicans can turn their political prospects around in time if they deliver on at least some of their promises, allow insurgent campaigns to flourish, and warn voters about “Speaker” Nancy Pelosi.

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After Virginia, Nancy Pelosi Becomes Key to Republican Victory in 2018

Republican losses in Virginia and New Jersey on Tuesday have stressed the need for the party to develop a strong message for 2018. And without achievements in Congress to point to, the party only has one tried-and-tested plan: tie Democrats to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who remains deeply unpopular among Republican voters, and who has clung jealously to power despite leading her party to several historic defeats in recent years.

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3 DACA Deal-Breakers: How Trump Can Avoid Getting Rolled

President Donald Trump’s supporters are increasingly concerned that he is going to capitulate to Democrats’ demands as Congress wrestles with the canceled Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, speak about US President Donald Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 budget at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL …

Winning: Pelosi, Schumer Are ‘Normalizing’ Donald Trump

Trump enters future negotiations with more leverage over the “spoilers” in the GOP, and with Democrat leaders having declared that he is a reasonable person who can be dealt with, not a crazy dictator who must be removed.

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North Korea Crosses Donald Trump’s ‘Red Line’

President Donald Trump famously enforced the “red line” against Syria’s use of chemical weapons that President Barack Obama would not. Now he faces his own challenge, as North Korea has crossed all of his own “red lines.”

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Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown

Republicans, fearful of a shutdown, are already trying to walk back his threat. They do not realize Trump has just taught them how to face down the media and the Democrats, and to fight for their core policy priorities and the wishes of their own voters — and win.

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Winning: North Korea Backs Down from Guam Threat

North Korea backed down Monday from a threat to fire missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam, according to a North Korean state media report cited by the Wall Street Journal.

President Donald Trump speak to the media on August 10, 2017, at Trump's Bedminster National Golf Club in New Jersey before a security briefing.

Donald Trump Wins Round One with North Korea

The situation remains unstable, and could escalate. But Trump’s rhetoric is not, as former Obama adviser Susan Rice claims, the problem. In fact, it is part of the solution. It has, at the very least, restored some of our deterrence.

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Blue State Blues: What the Left Taught Trump Voters

Yet there is another, underlying reason that Trump’s voters back him through thick and thin, and it has to do with the Constitution, whose relevance the left and the media have only belatedly discovered.

President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, right, meets with members of his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

How Trump’s Tweets Actually Help His Agenda

The conventional wisdom in the media, and even among many conservatives, is that President Donald Trump’s tweets are frustrating his policy agenda. But the opposite is true: his most controversial tweets are helping him.

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CNN: Trump’s North Korea Policy Might Just Be Working

Former British ambassador to North Korea John Everard writes at CNN.com on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s assertive strategy towards the rogue nuclear power may have actually worked, despite domestic criticism.

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Health Care: There’s an Empty Net. Will Conservatives Take the Shot?

When the conservative members of the House Freedom Caucus reunite in Washington, D.C. this week, they will have an unprecedented opportunity. It is the legislative equivalent of an empty net in hockey — when the opposing team brings its goalie into the attack, leaving its own goal undefended.