World update: June 11 2018

It may be a spare couple of days around here as I fulfill some freelance obligations, so please bear with me. Also I wanted to get this update out before the Singapore meeting starts, so that’s why it’s a little early tonight. G7/SCO The Diplomat compares this weekend’s G7 and Shanghai Cooperation Organization summits, and it’s… Continue reading World update: June 11 2018

Europe/Americas update: June 12 2017

UNITED STATES Many small updates from Trumpland tonight, including one I’m saving for the end of this update. First, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying on Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates links between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia. Sessions is going to be questioned about his own contacts with Russian… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: June 12 2017

Sensible Centrism

Rahm Emanuel is a Good Democrat: In the first three weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency, mayors across the country became some of his most vocal opponents and vowed to fight his discriminatory executive orders. But there’s at least one city leader who wants to work closely with the new administration: Democratic Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.… Continue reading Sensible Centrism