“Deal Of The Century” — In Saner Thought

I am a foreign policy wonk. My life after my military service has been dedicated to international relations bot in government and academia and thus after retirement I have found blogging……after 12 years now and counting. I worked for 3 years in the Middle East and North Africa so write about what little expertise I […]

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Trump Agrees to Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un — Peace and Freedom

White House says president accepted invitation extended in a letter delivered by senior South Korean official By Michael R. Gordon and Louise Radnofsky in Washington and Jonathan Cheng in Seoul The Wall Street Journal Updated March 8, 2018 11:48 p.m. ET President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House […]

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First time in history of refugee program Presidential ceiling has been exceeded — Refugee Resettlement Watch

And, you can thank the Supreme Court for unconstitutionally legislating in its decision late last month. I showed you here over the weekend that no ceiling has been exceeded in the over 35 year history of the program. My worry is that what SCOTUS has done has been to literally obliterate the responsibility for refugees […]

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Who is Jay Sekulow, Donald Trump’s contradictory new lawyer? — The Guardian

The conservative attorney was thrust into the spotlight as part of Trump’s legal team in the Russia investigation – though he seems hazy on the actual detailsDonald Trump’s new attorney, Jay Sekulow, burst into the public consciousness this weekend with a series of fiery – if contradictory – interviews on Sunday morning news shows. Related:…

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Tuesday Reads — Sky Dancing

Good Morning!! Just looking at the headlines this morning, it’s hard to see how Trump can last much longer. His administration seems to be crumbling under the weight of Trump’s own stubbornness and stupidity. I don’t know where to begin, so I’ll just start with this incredible story from The Daily Beast (emphasis added): White […]

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