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Commentary

Rep. Keith Ellison: The mistake in my past, and the case for my DNC candidacy

My values have always been based on respect for all people. But as a young activist, I should have listened more and talked less.
Commentary

U.S. should release information on whether Russian hackers meddled in election

Forget the politics: It's a matter of national security.
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Why Trump needs James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defense secretary

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Four years of peril ahead for policy wonks

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It's time for America to get out of Afghanistan

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U.S. has moral obligation to Afghan interpreters

Commentary

History abounds with contributions of Islam to civilization

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