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Iraqi fighters stand next to a wall bearing the Islamic State group flag in western Anbar province on November 3, 2017

International Community Reluctant to Pay for Post-Islamic State Reconstruction of Iraq

The damage inflicted on Iraq by the rise and fall of the Islamic State (ISIS) is horrendous, with cities like the former ISIS stronghold of Mosul virtually leveled. Baghdad puts the damage at roughly $100 billion, which is an impressive level of vandalism from a group President Barack Obama famously dismissed as the “junior varsity team” of terrorism. Unfortunately for Iraq, donor nations are not lining up to finance the reconstruction.

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for his first summit since winning the Presidency, at the EU Council headquarters ahead of a European Council meeting on June 22, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Macron: Africa Needs Fewer Children, Not Aid

French president Emmanuel Macron has stunned his left-liberal admirers by saying that Africa does not need more aid, as its problems are “civilisational” rather than financial.

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Hillary Clinton: Bill Clinton Coming ‘Out of Retirement’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested that her husband, former President Bill Clinton, could serve as the focal point for the effort to restore manufacturing in states that were suffering huge coal job losses, especially in Appalachia.