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[OP-ED]: By all means, take issue with ‘The Bell Curve.’ But read it first

 06/23/2017 - 08:47
t’s a shame that the controversy regarding “The Bell Curve” centered on the book’s delineation of the differences in measured intelligence between blacks and whites
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When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed against the book’s premise -- the very notion of intelligence as something people possess in varying degrees -- and then the whole controversy eventually died out.

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t’s a shame that the controversy regarding “The Bell Curve” centered on the book’s delineation of the differences in measured intelligence between blacks and whites

Putin: "We Are Ready to Talk with Trump"

 06/02/2017 - 02:41
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

[OP-ED]: No, America is not facing a race war

 05/25/2017 - 09:21
Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”
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For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition. 

Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
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Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”

Trump: Kim Jong-un is smart cookie, but I don't rule out the military option

 05/01/2017 - 13:03
US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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President Donald Trump on Sunday said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a "smart cookie," but insisted that military options remains on the table in the face of continuing provocations from Pyongyang.

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US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

A Philadelphia Public School Among the Top 500 in the Country

 04/26/2017 - 13:30
At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.
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According to a US News & World Report, the Julia R. Masterman High School is ranked 51st among the highest quality public education institutions.

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At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.

[OP-ED]: On North Korea: Bluster in search of strategy

 04/24/2017 - 10:32
A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE
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Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump’s team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE

Tension rises on the Korean Peninsula over the weekend

 04/24/2017 - 08:52
(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

Meeting in the middle of the conflict, China appealed to the parties involved in the tension of the Korean Peninsula to avoid "provocative actions."

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 8:45am
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(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

How Donald Trump's North Korea 'armada' was actually sailing in wrong direction

 04/19/2017 - 02:02
The USS Carl Vinson remains off the coast of north-west Australia, a defense official said. Photograph: US navy/EFE

Mike Pence says era of strategic patience with North Korea is over

 04/17/2017 - 01:54
US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT
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The vice president of the United States on Monday visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas at a moment of heightened tension with Pyongyang amid repeated weapons tests.

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US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

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