The priorities of the district attorney of New York County, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., are the topic of my column this week. Vance has been busy helping the government of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad seize antiquities from American collectors. Meanwhile, murders in Manhattan have been skyrocketing. Please check out the full column at Newsmax ("Vance Plays Archeologist-Aide to Syrian Dictator as NY Murders Spike") and at the New York Sun ("What Was Cy Vance Doing While Murders Were Soaring on His Watch?").