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The Tomcat Retires

The Navy is retiring the F-14 Tomcat, one of the most loved fighter aircraft of the jet age. Here is a heart-felt account of the final “fly-in” at Naval Air Station Oceana.

James S. Robbins — James S. Robbins is a political commentator for National Review and USA Today and is senior fellow for national security affairs on the American Foreign Policy Council. He is a ...

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G-File Mailbag: The Results of a Bad Idea

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The Collusion Scenario

It has become an article of faith in some quarters on the right -- well, most -- that the Mueller investigation has found no evidence of collusion with Russia and has accordingly shifted gears to process crimes like lying to the FBI or obstruction of justice. Having decided that this must be true, many have ... Read More
Immigration

Democrats’ Border-Barrier Flip-Flop

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Film & TV

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