It’s that time of the month again – time for another Foreign Telegram! February 2023, although a short month, has been chock-full of international events and news. In this Telegram, we detail three of the biggest stories of the month: the Chinese spy balloon, the devastating earthquake in Turkey/Syria, and the South African military exercises with China and Russia. Listen in for the information, analysis, and history you need to make sense of the world today.
- National Review piece on Ukraine anniversary: https://www.nationalreview.com/2023/02/putin-is-still-wrong-ukraine-is-a-nation/
- National Interest piece on Chinese spy balloon and response: https://nationalinterest.org/feature/its-time-america-revisit-monroe-doctrine-206205
- Federalist piece on disaster relief and soft power: https://thefederalist.com/2023/02/13/why-its-in-americas-interest-to-provide-disaster-relief-to-earthquake-ravaged-turkey/
- South African military exercises: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/17/world/africa/south-africa-russia-china.html