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John C. Wohlstetter
John C. Wohlstetter is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute and London Center for Policy Research, author of Sleepwalking With the Bomb, and founder of the issues blog Letter From the Capitol.

Much has been made as to whether the Mueller Report’s declining to charge anyone else with substantive criminal conduct, and the subsequent decision by A-G Barr & Deputy A-G Rosenstein declining to pursue obstruction of justice charges, collectively constitute an…

The omnibus budget deal to avert a shutdown includes $1.375 billion to construct 55 miles of barriers. The bill contains restrictions on use of funds for anything but the specific numbers, precluding the president from using money appropriated by Congress….

My Fellow Americans: We are nearing the first month of a government shutdown — which is in reality a closing of about 30 percent of the federal government, focusing on non-essential services — and I am here tonight to tell…

The searing, destructive psychodrama that began with the public airing of sexual assault charges against Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been well-framed by essayist Lance Morrow as two parallel black & white films: Advise and Consent and Rashomon; the former a classic Hollywood…

Sunday, June 10 marked the 51st anniversary of the end of the Six-Day War, in which Israel decisively defeated Egypt and Jordan. As it happens, Hamas’s rolling assault on Israel’s Gaza fence is drawing to an end after nearly three months….

The week of May 8 to 15 closed a chapter in my life whose first pages were written in France before I made my 1947 debut, in New York City. My father’s first cousin, William Friedman, authored those pages by…

As anti-gun advocates intensify their campaign to use mass carnage to hollow out the Second Amendment’s individual right to bear arms, a cornerstone of their campaign — that fewer guns would reduce violent crime — has been undermined by a…

My Fellow Americans: We are nearing the first month of a government shutdown — which is in reality a closing of about 30 percent of the federal government, focusing on non-essential services — and I am here tonight to tell…

President Trump has threatened to permanently close the U.S.-Mexico border if he cannot strike a deal with the incoming Mexican government, under which migrants will await in Mexico the outcome of court fights in the U.S. If he succeeds, the immediate…

Trump’s Ace of Trumps. President Trump’s November 1 immigration address (21:13) described America as “a welcoming country” whose generosity to immigrants is without parallel anywhere, but one facing limits on what we can absorb. His main points: (a) America needs immigrants…

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