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Iraq threatened with sanctions, Biden's terrible foreign policy, global debt, and more.

Media Editors · Jan. 6, 2020

Above the Fold


SOLEIMANI FALLOUT: President Trump threatens Iraq with sanctions, says U.S. won’t leave unless “they pay us back” for air base (USA Today)

SERIAL CHEATER WITHDRAWS: Iran “abandons” limits of 2015 nuclear deal after top general killed in U.S. airstrike (Fox News)

ON ALERT: Three Americans killed in terror attack on African military base; rockets fired at U.S. embassy in Iraq (The Daily Wire)

Government & Politics


ABOUT THOSE FOREIGN-POLICY CREDENTIALS… Joe Biden sided with terror leader Qasem Soleimani in handing control of Iraq to Iran (The Washington Free Beacon)

D'OH! Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters appeared to have been tricked by Russian pranksters into thinking she was speaking on the phone with Greta Thunberg and that the teenage climate activist had dirt on President Trump (Fox News)

Business & Economy


OIL FUTURES: Why the oil market rally on elevated U.S.-Iran tensions may be short lived (MarketWatch)

SITTING ON A KNIFE’S EDGE: The $250 trillion burden weighing on the global economy in 2020 (Forbes)

Culture


“YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE REAL WORLD”: Golden Globe Awards host Ricky Gervais tears into Hollywood elite (Fox News)

INEVITABLE RECKONING: United Methodist Church is expected to split over gay marriage, fracturing the nation’s third-largest denomination (The Washington Post)

Closing Arguments


POLICY: With a small step and a big one, Iran just escalated against America (Washington Examiner)

POLICY: Trump is quietly winning bigly at the border (Issues & Insights)

HUMOR: Democrats furious that Trump used the powers they expressly gave him (Genesius Times)

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