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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…




Nuclear Madness

MAD was the big acronym during the Cold War. For those who cannot remember, it stood for Mutually Assured Destruction. The thinking behind the terrifying…



The Year That Was – 2017

Where to start on a subject encompassing so much it’s impossible to fit it all in?  –  A month – a country?  OK- January –…


No Moore

Some quick notes from the bleary-eyed side of last night, which marked a great victory for Democrats that might not mean very much in the…



A Eurasian Romance

Moscow loves Beijing. Beijing loves Moscow—for now. The two countries, the two leaders, the two systems, have a common cause—a strong dislike for what they…