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- ISIL now forcing Iraqi shopkeepers to veil mannequins in Mosul
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- Turkish P.M. Erdogan won’t speak to Obama, but he’ll take calls from Biden
- Israel’s ambassador praises Obama, slams Human Rights Watch report
- Md. parents accused of locking up autistic twin sons
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U.S. appetite for drugs begets violence migrants are fleeing
Topic - Dwight Eisenhower
First a double disclosure: I know Jeffrey Frank, the author of "Ike and Dick," and I knew Richard Nixon, half of this book's political "portrait." I consider the former an honest, accomplished writer and the latter a flawed but visionary statesman and a personally decent man, often more sinned against than sinning. One hopes these two very different personal connections will neutralize each other.
For anyone with any interest at all in World War II in Europe, especially the time from the landings through the liberation of Paris, "D-Day" is the book for you.
"Inevitably, in the path of our advance will be found historical monuments and cultural centers which symbolize to the world all that we are fighting to preserve," Eisenhower said in 1944. "It is the responsibility of every commander to protect and respect these symbols whenever possible."
President Dwight Eisenhower once said: "I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem — and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?"