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Iran-Iraq War on the Kurds

Iraqi prime minister Haider Al-Abadi took to Twitter on October 13 to dispute rumors that his forces were mobilizing to take over areas under the control of Iraqi Kurds, particularly the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Predator’s Ball

My guess is that up until two weeks ago, the name of Harvey Weinstein meant little if anything to most people, including readers of this magazine. My own knowledge was rudimentary, at best.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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We’re All Bad Guys

Half a century ago, fashionable young moviemakers looking for new ways to separate themselves from old Hollywood fuddy-duddies—and to épater la bourgeoisie even though it was that very bourgeoisie they needed to become rich and powerful—sank their teeth into the notions that America and capitalism were pretty awful and played …

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Regulation: Bluster or Buster?

In a speech on October 11 promoting his tax-reform plan, Donald Trump spoke rosily of America’s economic revival, crediting himself for having cleared the way for growth.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Let Us Think Together

In 1637, René Descartes recounted a “fable” of how he came to think well. From his youth, he had read the books of the ancients, exercised his rhetorical skills, and observed the debates of philosophers and theologians.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Diamonds Are Forever

As the major league playoffs continue on into the World Series, there is lots of talk—complaining, really—about the lengthening time it takes to play, and therefore watch, a baseball game.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Tinseltown Transaction

Hollywood casting has been much in the news, what with the revelation that Harvey Weinstein has for decades been making the most of the old casting couch—and the fact that Weinstein is hardly the only predator demanding sexual favors for the chance at movie roles.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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