Odysseus and the Cyclops: Poking China in the eye In Homer’s The Odyssey, Odysseus gets the Cyclops so drunk that he passes out. He then gouges out the giant’s single eye with a red-hot stake, blinding him and enabling Odysseus and his men to flee from their captivity in the…
A catastrophic failure of American foreign policy On the first anniversary of the fall of Kabul, we should pause and reflect on the catastrophic nature…
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Plus: Weekly Insights and Analysis--Mar-a-Lago and the American Front; Attack on Russian airbase in the Crimea; Critical situationl at Zaporizhzhia…
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Andrew A. Michta in an article in The Wall Street Journal describes the “disbelief” in the challenges posed by Russia and China in the countries of the…
Die UN-Charta verbietet chinesische Drohung oder Anwendung von Gewalt gegen Taiwan (juristische Auslegung); Dazu--Inspektionen des New-Start-Vertrags…
Also: New Start Treaty inspections; Russian attacks on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
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Plus Weekly Insights and Analysis: "How do we know what is real news and what is speculation or even fake news?"
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Thomas L. Friedman has published a powerful opinion column in the New York Times that lays bare the reckless folly of Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan at…
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