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  1. Mike Pompeo, German Solidarity and the Influence of ISIS

    Know This: Mike Pompeo has officially been confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of State. The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled yesterday it may support President Trump’s controversial ban against travelers from predominantly Muslim countries. Thousands of Germans across the country, many wearing kippas, participated in a march against anti-Semitism yesterday. And the Dalai Lama has said Tibet can remain part of China so long as Beijing protects the region’s culture and respects its autonomy.

    Read This: While the suspect in Toronto’s deadly vehicle massacre bore no links to ISIS, the attack shows how the terrorist group’s methods are finding appeal outside Islamist circles.

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