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Will The U.S. Heed The Lessons Of The 1930s Or Repeat Their Mistakes?

Much has been made of Americans’ desire to return to halcyon days. Instead, the specter of the 1930s now haunts the world landscape. Western countries’ response to the extraordinary economic dislocation of the Great Depression was to turn inward. Internal divisions weakened the possibility of collective security action, with the French fighting to retain the gold standard while the British…

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After Killing U.S. Oil Production And Jobs, Biden Tells Middle East, ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

No one ever accused Joe Biden of making much sense. Even more coherent presidents than our septuagenarian-in-chief have been known to issue contradictory policies, the product of feuding factions within an administration. Even so, the news out of the White House last week that the Biden administration wants the members of the Organization of the Petroleum-Exporting Countries (OPEC) to produce…

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Biden To Meet With Putin After Lifting Sanctions On Russian-German Pipeline

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet face to face in Geneva, Switzerland in June. Although the two leaders have reportedly spoken twice since Biden took office, this will be their first in-person meeting since then, and it comes on the heels of Biden being criticized domestically for waiving sanctions on a Russian-German pipeline. “The leaders will…

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