By Gareth Porter, American Conservative - The mainstream media has attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria as impulsive, blindsiding his own national security team. But detailed, published accounts of the policy process over the course of the year tell a very different story. They show that senior national security officials and self-interested institutions have been playing a complicated political game for months....
By Michael Voris, S.T.B., Church Militant - While we cannot be specific, for obvious reasons — the main reason being we can't tip off corrupt Churchmen about the state of any investigation — what we have been told we can pass onto the faithful is this: The noose is tightening... Investigators on various levels and wide-ranging government agencies are staggered at what they are finding as they peruse files and notes from private meetings with insiders and whistleblowers from dioceses and archdioceses all over the country.
By Louis Markos, The Imaginative Conservative - The men of your age put on leadership as if it were a suit of clothes. It is, in fact, a type of character: or at least it should be. The cloak of leadership that Agamemnon slung over his shoulders was too big for him to wear. It strangled him and made him lash out in pride and anger at the best of the Achaeans. It made him greedy for gain, desperate to take every honor for himself.
By Edward Pentin, EWTN News - Pope Francis is expected to issue a papal decree in the coming weeks that will effectively dissolve the pontifical commission charged with bringing separated traditionalist Catholics back into full communion... Various reliable sources have confirmed to the Register that the Pontifical Commission ‘Ecclesia Dei’ is to be abolished and its work absorbed into the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, of which the commission is already a part.