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NATO Grit Their Teeth

Tough times for NATO. Tough times for any country that has been a long-standing ally of the United States. Donald Trump has touched down in…


The G-7, Frozen in Time

Last week’s G-7 summit was a mostly drama-free affair. The confrontation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came only after…


Iranian Ripples

Donald Trump has dropped a massive boulder in the world’s diplomatic pond. Its ripples will be felt in every corner of the globe and in…




Perfect Storm

The world appears to be heading for a perfect storm. It just needs a catalyst to blow it onshore or—hopefully—a change in the political winds…


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The Week That Was…

Ladies and Gentlemen…the President of the United States… Donald Trump made his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  At 80 minutes it…


Let’s Talk

It’s time to talk. Nuclear weapons, cyber weapons, drones, robots and rogue nuclear states have combined to move the Doomsday clock to two minutes before…


The Week That Was – 1

An explosive start to the year. In Iran the anti-government protests continued. More than 20 people are thought to have died in the unrest. After…


The Week That Was…

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas, and all through the House, the White House that is, not a creature was stirring.  Except for President Trump who…