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Illustration on the future of U. S. involvement in Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The Vietnamization of Afghanistan

President Trump’s aborted summit with Taliban leaders demonstrated his almost reckless eagerness to end the war in Afghanistan. The summit had been called by Mr. Trump on the basis of the outline of a deal — not an agreement — that had been negotiated by Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.

Illustration on Brexit by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Why Britain should bolt and join NAFTA

The European Union, spread over 28 countries and 24 official languages, may make sense as a free trade area similar to NAFTA but virtually none as a broader economic community and political union.

In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh stands before a ceremonial swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At least two Democratic presidential candidates, Kamala Harris and Kamala Harris are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The Kavanaugh reboot

When the U.S. Supreme Court, under a previous ideological majority, was handing down decisions favorable to the left, Democrats were fine with deferring to that third branch of government to achieve what they declined to produce in legislation.

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Let Taiwan into U.N. now

Kudos for writing and presenting a thoughtful and reasoned editorial that calls on President Trump to support Taiwan joining the U.N. ("Advancing Taiwan's status at the U.N.," Web, Sept. 16).

Why silence on drug deaths?

Unnecessary loss of human life is tragic irrespective of the cause. Thus, it seems beyond strange to learn that drug deaths occur six times more frequently than gun homicides — but are dismissed with scarcely a note of concern. Indeed, we are told these fatalities (70,000 per year) are "non-violent." Does that mean they should be ignored and drug use should be more broadly legalized and accepted as a societal norm?

Illustration on the Pelosi drug plan by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Pelosi plan takes a sledgehammer to Medicare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is surrendering to the radical, socialist wing of the Democratic Party on health care, according to her new, $32 trillion drug-pricing proposal leaked last week.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'What We really Do All Day'

One-thousand-four-hundred-and-forty minutes. Twenty-four hours. One day. Time is the great equalizer, available and necessary to each of us.

President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Why the G-7 is irrelevant

The world has changed since the establishment of the G-7. No longer are these economies the most important in the world. Italy, Canada, even Germany and France, have drifted into socialist zombie land, unable to grow or realize their potential.