A post about thinking in a comparative way.
Sports fans enjoy watching sports. How much does politics impact that?
Some light fundraising whilst waiting for mum to die.
The retired general and think tank president is in hot water.
Another potential deal that doesn’t address the central issue.
No casualties, American or otherwise, have been reported.
Strikes near the Polish border show the real possibility of escalation.
Our ostensibly ally is working with our chief adversary against our interests.
Those expecting Bernie Sanders’ agenda are sorely disappointed.
The fecklessness of U.S. human rights policy in full display.
Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos alone have lost $15 billion in net worth since January.
The chief diplomat of the United States isn’t very diplomatic (nor informative).
An American drone strike has taken out the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a move likely to significantly increase tensions across the Middle East.
Notwithstanding Russia’s weak position vis a vis the west, It’s Putin who seems to be winning.
Five men have been sentenced to die by a Saudi Arabian court for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, but the parties who are really responsible are getting off scot-free.
Questions linger after a shooting leaves three people and the shooter dead in an incident at one of the nation’s largest Naval facilities.
President Trump has put his son-in-law in charge of building the border wall.
Donald Trump’s pardons of soldiers convicted of war crimes sends the wrong message to the military, to our allies, and to the world.
The fifth Democratic debate brought some candidate clashes, but hardly the no-holds-barred type of event you might expect for this late in the pre-primary process.
Against the advice of his top military advisers, President Trump has cleared three American soldiers of war crimes, sending a horrible signal to the world and to the troops in the field.
So far at least, Elizabeth Warren is not doing a good job of articulating her foreign policy positions. That needs to change if she’s going to be a serious candidate.
The same Republicans who were outraged over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server are silent about the use of private apps by Trump officials.
President Trump has reportedly pledged to Chinese President Xi Jinping that the United States would not speak out against Chinese actions in Hong Kong.
It’s been one year since Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, never to be seen in public again. We are no closer to justice in his case than we were a year ago.
Well that didn’t take long.
As the Saudis continue to evaluate the impact of the weekend attack on a major oil facility, the Trump Administration tones down the anti-Iran rhetoric just a bit.
While the world continues to evaluate the impact of Saturday’s attack on a Saudi oil facility, tensions in the Persian Gulf are increasing.
Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for a massive attack on an important Saudi oil facility.
Canada is headed for a new election at the end of October as Justin Trudeau finds his government daling with a scandal.
Prime Minister Netanyahu’s actions toward two Democratic Congresswomen,seemingly at the bidding of President Trump, is the latest example of the growing partisan divide over policy toward Israel.
Under the Trump Administration, the American commitment to human rights around the world is basically dead.
President Trump and the Republican Senate rewarded a top Republican donor with a prized diplomatic appointment.
The Trump Era is raising doubts about many things, including America’s most important alliance.
The House of Representatives passed a defense spending bill that seeks to limit Presidential authority when it comes to striking Iran and aideing the Saudi war on Yemen.
Joe Biden delivered his first major foreign policy address of the campaign. It’s not perfect, but it’s better than what we have right now.
Eight months later, the President and his Administration continue to refuse to acknowledge the truth about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Not surprisingly, the President’s opening speech of the 2020 campaign was filed with lies.
As we head toward a potential crisis in the Persian Gulf, the consequences of the President’s lies are coming home to roost.