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The Gang Solves the North Korean Situation

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, associate editor Ethan Epstein and reporter Jenna Lifhits join digital editor / guest host Jonathan V. Last to discuss Thursday's late night announcement that President Trump intends to meet with the North Koreans by May of this year. This podcast can be downloaded here.Read …

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Fact Check: Did a Catholic Archbishop Defend Pedophilia?

The website POTUS WDC posted a false story with the bogus headline, “Catholic Archbishop Says Pedophilia Is ‘Spiritual Encounter With God.’” One of the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church says s,e,x,u,a,l.l.y [sic] abused children can experience “a spiritual encounter with God through the priest” while being molested. The quote, …

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The Risks of Trump’s Meeting with Kim Jong-un

It is possible that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is suddenly “committed to denuclearization,” as South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong claimed in comments to the press at the White House Thursday evening. It’s further possible that the result of a one-on-one meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un …

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They’re No Joke: Nick Eberstadt on North Korea

Everyone is focused on North Korea today and I would point you to Ethan Epstein's "Three Questions" piece about the upcoming (possibly?) meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. But at the 35,000-foot-level, I cannot possibly recommend highly enough this long Conversation with Nick Eberstadt. Eberstadt makes a number of …

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