Friday, June 5, 2020
John Bolton says the Chinese have done enormous damage to the US by stealing intellectual property

John Bolton’s Forthcoming Book

The Story: Back in January, with the impeachment trial of President Trump pending, there was a good deal of discussion of an impending book by...

Congressional Oversight and the Supreme Court

The Story: On Monday March 16, the US Supreme Court postponed the oral arguments it had planned to hear throughout the remainder of the month....

The Politics of a Pandemic

The Story: Last week, the World Health Organization officially declared that the outbreak of the Coronavirus is a "pandemic," that is, an epidemic likely to...
Former VP Joseph and his son, Hunter Biden

A Mea Culpa over Impeachment Coverage

 The Story: A prominent political news site, The Hill, featured several related columns on alleged Biden family corruption through the run-up to the President's impeachment...
Trump Defends Russia, Ups His China Trade War... And Tweets About Bed Bugs | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Not Just Headaches: The Aftermath of Iran’s Strike

The Story: President Donald Trump's re-election may well turn on his performance as commander-in-chief. On January 3 he ordered the strike that killed Qasem Soleimani...
Trump tweets in response to called off attacks on Iran

New Persian Gulf Fighting Redefines Election Campaign

The Story: A US drone attack near Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020, killed an important Iranian military official. Five days later, Iran responded...
Pompeo speaks at Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention

US Secretary of State Still Ambivalent about Kansas Run

The Story: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declines to be pinned down on the question of whether he will, at some point in...
Trump defends Equinox investor amid media's fundraiser fury

President Trump is Impeached: Gabbard Votes “Present”

The Story: On Wednesday, December 18, the US House of Representatives voted to send to the Senate for trial two counts of impeachment regarding...

How to Think About Bilateral Trade Deficits

The Story: The bilateral deficit of US/China trade has long been a selling point for the trade policies of the present administration. It is an...
Jeff Sessions resigns as Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Wants Back in the US Senate

The Story: A seat in the US Senate, representing Alabama, will be up for grabs in 2020. The Democratic candidate will almost certainly be the...