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The New York Times tells us that President Donald Trump announced yesterday that Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, a widely-respected military strategist known for his service in the Iraq war, will serve as his new national security adviser. McMaster was the favored choice of congressional Republicans like Senator Tom Cotton (R-AK) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ), as well as Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday in the first such test since Trump became president, Reuters informs us. An official said that the Trump administration had been expecting a North Korean “provocation” soon after taking office and will consider a full range of options in response, with the goal of avoiding escalation.

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