Faith Bottum is a 2017 summer intern at the Washington Free Beacon. She is currently an engineering student at the South Dakota School of Mines. Her writing has appeared in such publications as Commonweal, the Weekly Standard, and Law & Liberty. She can be reached via Twitter at @faithika.
The future of airpower depends on "increased lethality," the chief of staff of the Air Force, General David L. Goldfein, told an audience at a lecture hosted by the Air Force Association in Washington, D.C., on July 28.
Mahmoud Abbas is alive. The 82-year-old man remains president of the Palestinian National Authority. But at a luncheon discussion in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, his new biographers and everyone else present spoke of him in the past tense.
China’s dual sense of identity—as a global player and a regional power—is the key to understanding the twists and turns of the nation’s policies, panelists at the Heritage Foundation said Wednesday. Gathering for a day-long conference, 10 American and Chinese analysts discussed “China’s Emerging Role in the World and U.S.–China Relations.”
The Truman-Regan Medal of Freedom was awarded to Matt Larr, the former prime minister of Estonia, at the 10th Annual Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom and Roll Call of Nations Ceremony held Friday a the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, D.C.