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National Edition Opinion cover for June 25, 2015 - Protecting hatred preserves freedom (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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Iraqi Hezbollah scouts parade with a portrait of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as they mark Al-Quds Day in Baghdad. Tehran's mullahs have armed Lebanese militant groups and backed Syria's Bashar Assad against the Islamic State. (Associated Press)

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Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard march in front of the mausoleum of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini. The Quds Force, which sits atop the vast military and industrial network of the Revolutionary Guard, operates in the shadows. (Associated Press)

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF NAME TO SOLEIMANI — In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, commander of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, right, sits next to the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei while attending a religious ceremony in a mosque at his residence in Tehran, Iran, Friday, March 27, 2015. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sought Friday to reassure the six world powers conducting nuclear power talks in Switzerland, saying the negotiations remained focused on sealing a deal. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Illustration on the American lapse of memory concerning the Korean War by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the wrongness of declaring government's "right" to free speech by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Iran informs me that we are close to a deal ... (Illustration by Michael Ramirez for Creators Syndicate)

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Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on recent cyber attacks. The OPM is under fire for allowing its databases to be plundered by suspected Chinese cyberspies in what is being called one of the worst breaches in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, about the completion of the Hostage Policy Review. The president is clearing the way for families of U.S. hostages to pay ransom to terror groups without fear of prosecution, as the White House seeks to address criticism from those whose loved ones have been killed in captivity. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. Congressional Republicans are pushing back on proposed dietary guidelines that urge Americans to consider the environment when deciding what foods to eat. House and Senate spending bills approved by subcommittees in each chamber says the guidelines must focus only on nutrition and diet _ a clear effort to thwart a recommendation by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that eating a diet higher in vegetables and other plant-based foods is better for the environment than eating a diet based on foods from animals. That advice has raised the ire of the meat industry. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Christ the King United Church of Christ, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Florissant, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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German President Joachim Gauck, right , talks to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II after a military welcoming ceremony at the Bellevue Palace in Germany's capital Berlin, Wednesday June 24, 2015. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are on an official visit to Germany until Friday, June 26. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

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National Edition News cover for June 24, 2015 - Iran nuclear deal skeptics note history of deception: Iranian lawmakers are seen in this photo taken on Sunday Oct. 24, 2004 during their visit to the Isfahan uranium conversion facility in central Iran which is nearing completion. The uranium conversion facility is nearing completion, a top official said Sunday, only days after European countries offered a deal in which Iran would reportedly have to give up all uranium enrichment activities. (AP Photo/ISNA/Kholosi)

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Retiring CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed issued a 2011 order saying student groups must allow "all comers" to join and run for leadership posts, even if their beliefs conflict with the organization's. (Associated Press)

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said this month that a final nuclear deal is "within reach" as the Islamic republic and world powers face a June 30 deadline for an agreement, but he added that Iran won't allow its state "secrets" to be jeopardized. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has defied the fears of some who'd expected the wheels to come off his campaign soon after his March announcement. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on the folly of pressuring for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the limitations of surgical strikes against Islamist terrorists by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Just because the president said that ... (Illustration by Dana Summers of the Tribune Media Services)

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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2008 file photograph taken in Jackson, Miss., the Mississippi state flag is framed by the unfinished stair railing on the stage under construction on the south steps of the Capitol. Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday, June 22, 2015, that the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)