Required Reading – November 26

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Kredo: Iran Had Secret Plans to Build Five Nuclear Warheads

“The report is being viewed as a bombshell revelation on Capitol Hill and is seen as validating critics of the Obama administration who alleged the former White House has underestimated the extent of Iran’s nuclear weapons progress. ‘Iran intended to build five nuclear warheads, each with an explosive yield of 10 kilotons and able to be delivered by ballistic missile,’ the group disclosed in a new report that shows Iran has retained much of its nuclear infrastructure and could continue using it to clandestinely conduct weapons work in violation of the landmark nuclear accord. ‘Iran’s initial plans show that it had achieved much more than feasibility and scientific studies relating to nuclear weapons, as the IAEA assessed in late 2015, as the Iran nuclear deal was being implemented,'”

Read more at Free Beacon.

Lifson Chief Justice Roberts is wrong in two distinct ways in criticizing Trump

“The Chief Justice is just about as believable insisting that politics doesn’t affect the judiciary as Iranian President Ahmadinejad was when he told a Columbia University audience that there are no gays in Iran. Groucho Marx articulated the dilemma with the immortal line, ‘Who are you going to believe? Me or your lying eyes?’ Or, as Mark Levin posted on Facebook:”

Read more at American Thinker.

Barkoukis: WH Gives Troops Permission to Use Force at Border

“The Trump administration will allow U.S. troops on the Southern border to use force if necessary to help protect Border Patrol officers if their safety is endangered by migrants. Defense Secretary James Mattis said, however, that the military’s mission at the border had not changed.”

Read more at Townhall.

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