In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, via Twitter no less, and nominated current CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place. The termination was both unexpected and long overdue, as Tillerson was seemingly on rocky ground vis a vis the President for nearly his entire tenure at State, but he reportedly had no early warning of his impending firing.Read More »
After nearly 17 years of seemingly interminable war in Afghanistan, we may be approaching a turning point.Read More »
The capture of two ex-British Islamic State fighters who murdered Americans in Syria brings up an important question: how do we get justice for their victims?
With all the hype around the #memo, does it meet expectations?
One hundred years ago, one of the most important speeches in world history was given. It still rings true today.
As those of you who have either read my posts before or know me personally may know, I’m not a big fan of the current American presidential administration. However, I’m someone who truly dislikes when people cannot seem to acknowledge when even those politicians they despise or disagree with consistently do something right. Today, and over the past week or so, the Trump administration has done something quite good, and has done it far better than the Obama administration had in a very similar situation. What, you may ask, has the Trump administration done so well?Read More »
In all of the (deserved) fuss about the recently-passed Senate tax bill, an important development in American foreign relations and global geopolitics just may get lost in the shuffle. That critical change? Read More »