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BLUNDERING TOWARD WAR

Bolton said deploying aircraft carriers to the Middle East was a “clear and unmistakable message”

It’s time for the American people to become fully alert to a dreadful possibility. The U.S., led by a Chief Executive so erratic even his closest advisers feel the need to ignore his orders, may stumble into its worst war in more than a generation—without the congressional authorization required by the Constitution.

While the public is tracking the fact that tensions with Iran are rising, it does not know

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