Mention "The Insular Empire" to the average American, and they'd likely have no idea what you were talking about. They probably still wouldn't get it if you gave them another clue: "America in the Mariana Islands." These are the title and subtitle of a new film by Vanessa Warheit, which began screening on PBS earlier this year.
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President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
It's almost as if Pyongyang has ties to the Heritage Foundation.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.