More Consequences of Bombing ISIS

As Thought Front has discussed before, there can often be unintended consequences of strategic bombing. Facilities or infrastructure that may bolster the Islamic State may also provide vital services to ordinary civilians suffering under its hegemony. That includes bombing oil fields resulting in higher food and heating oil prices for civilians, and the loss of […]

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ISIS Admits It Is Losing

As Thought Front has discussed before, the Islamic State has been losing substantial amounts of territory in Iraq and Syria, and the increase in terrorist attacks outside of their territory is likely an attempt on its part to give the impression it is strong – a tactic that appears to be working given the public […]

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When Democrats Rigged an Election for Bernie Sanders

There have been various accusations that the Democratic National Committee somehow “rigged” the presidential primaries in order for Hillary Clinton to gain the nomination. The evidence to support this is debatable and largely circumstantial, and deserves its own column. Nevertheless, Sanders supporters claiming the primary was rigged should remember one thing: a decade ago, the […]

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Donald Trump Is Not the First Person to Make a Pro Wrestling-Style Entrance at a Convention: Bill Clinton Did It, Too

Donald Trump’s entrance was among many things to mock about the first night of the Republican Convention. Coming out with heavy backlighting (perhaps even fog), and accompanied by the Queen song “We Are the Champions,” Trump gave an entrance that reminded people of the WWE, where he has made many appearances. “Donald Trump’s first appearance […]

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