Three big stories unfolded this week, writes Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal

The problem is that while one of them—the Donald Trump Jr. saga—got wall-to-wall coverage, the other two didn't get anywhere near the attention they deserved. The first is the recapturing of Mosul by the Iraqi army. ISIS got routed by a once-ridiculed army, and no matter what you think of US policies and no matter whether you lean left or right, it's worth pausing to consider this momentous victory. "For what? Civilization." 

The second was the slaying of NYPD officer Miosotis Familia. "It should be a major, sustained national story when cops are killed for being cops," writes Noonan. "Yet each incident never gels into a theme. The media caravan moves on."

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