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Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, not shown, at the State Department, Monday, April 12, 2021, in Washington. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Illicit Iranian-Chinese oil trafficking threatens U.S. credibility

In the three months since President Biden took office, Iran has been testing U.S. resolve by escalating its uranium enrichment activities, directing terrorist proxies to attack U.S. forces, and taking another American hostage.

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Ballot Box Election Revenge Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Biden and Democrats ignoring the will of the people

President Biden and his Democratic allies on Capitol Hill are governing as if they have a mandate to enact a radical agenda that fundamentally transforms our constitutional republic.

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, seen here in the 1997 match when Mr. Tyson bit off part of Mr. Holyfield's ear, will meet Friday on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." **FILE**

Tyson-Holyfield talk heats up amid fascination with well-past-their-prime boxers

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The word on the street -- actually, on social media -- is that Mike Tyson may get in the ring with Evander Holyfield for a third time. Right now, Holyfield's ears are safe but there's money to be made and if there was ever a pair of heavyweights who needed a lucrative second career it's the two former champions.

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 17, 2021 file photo, travelers walk through the Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City. On Sunday, March 21, more than 1.5 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints, the largest number since the pandemic tightened its grip on the United States more than a year ago. However, passenger traffic remains far below 2019 levels. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Saying 'No' to 'vaccine passports'

COVID-19 "vaccine passports" will become the next civil-rights crisis of our time. They are un-American, a violation of individual freedom and pose a menacing privacy risk regardless of the entity requiring their use.

Biden appointees anti-Jewish

While only in office for a few months, Joe Biden has attempted to overturn all of the achievements of Donald Trump, whether political or judicial. For those concerned by the ultimate judicial actions of President Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court, with former President Trump's appointees, will be a barrier generally — but not always.

Far-left parental spying is too far

Kudos to Ian Prior and his efforts to avenge cancel culture ("Becoming a 'Cancel Culture Avenger,'" Web, March 29). Regarding the "Chardonnay Antifa" which Mr. Prior referenced, perhaps a better moniker would be "The Loudoun County Chardonnay STASI," which of course refers to the former East German secret police who encouraged neighbors to spy on each other during their Communist reign.

No farm in 'windfarm'

Your newspaper should stop supporting "doublespeak" when covering projects that aim to generate electricity using wind ("Biden proposes new windmill farms along huge swaths of U.S. coastline," Web, March 29). First, the use of the term "windmill" is simply an obfuscation. The word conjures up benign images of Holland and farms. The use of the term then leads to the truly misleading description of "wind farms" when describing a collection of wind turbines, giving these blights on the landscape a romantic and benign cover. They are neither.

Deterring Chinese Aggression Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Defending American national interests by deterring the People's Republic of China

While the first two months of the Biden administration have set about to reverse many of the previous administration's policies, there appears to be one exception -- its public commitment to a "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" as a bulwark against the threat from the People's Republic of China's (PRC) global hegemony.

The Short Life of Hughie McLoon (book cover)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Short Life of Hughie McLoon'

Veteran sportswriter, reporter, and author Allen Abel's "The Short Life of Hughie McLoon: A True Story of Baseball, Magic, and Murder," recounts the life of a deformed youngster who navigates through 19th-century professional baseball, boxing and organized crime in Philadelphia, my hometown.

America's Woke Military Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Biden's woke military

There are two types of senior military leaders. One always seeks ways to maximize the lethality and readiness of the forces under his command. The other is so sunken in the political swamp that those concepts are nearly forgotten.