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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

From left, brothers Noah Ogrydzniak, 19, and twins Sumner and Cole, 17, of Nederland, Texas, pose during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Monday, July 1, 2013, in West Point, N.Y. For one of the few times in its long history, the U.S. Military Academy has accepted three siblings into the same class. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Band of brothers: 3 siblings settle in at West Point

In a show of familial patriotism — and on the same week as America celebrates almost 240 years of freedom, this Independence Day — a trio of brothers started their cadet training at West Point. Published July 3, 2013

** FILE ** French President Francois Hollande arrives during an EU Budget summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

NSA fallout: France petitions EU to halt trade talks with U.S.

France is pushing to put a temporary stop to trade talks between the European Union and the United States until the Obama administration releases more details about the National Security Agency's surveillance program. Published July 3, 2013

Former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton speaks during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association's annual convention on Friday, May 3, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Steve Ueckert)

John Bolton: U.S. 'made big mistake' pushing out Egypt's Hosni Mubarak

John R. Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the United States made a strategic error in pushing former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from power, and now must pay the consequences of a Muslim Brotherhood-backed government that isn't friendly to Western interests. Published July 3, 2013

A 7-Eleven is shown in Palo Alto, Calif., on July 1, 2008. (Associated Press)

7-Eleven clerk fired for wresting gunman from store

A 7-Eleven clerk in Flagler Beach, Fla., manhandled an armed robber through the doors and into police custody — and was fired three days later for breaking company policy that dissuades self-defense in the face of confrontation. Published July 3, 2013

Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, the Afghan army chief of staff, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, June 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghan army head: Pakistan controls the Taliban

The head of Afghanistan's army said that the fate of fighting in his country rests with the leadership in Pakistan and that insurgencies could come to a standstill with one simple command. Published July 3, 2013