President Trump raised eyebrows in late April with a phone call to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte — and an invitation for Duterte to visit the White House. After Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that these were necessary steps to pressure North Korea, commenters and former officials were quick to dismiss his explanation. These dismissals […]
The New York Times reported last week that the Obama administration initiated, and the Trump administration inherited, a covert action program to “remotely manipulate data inside North Korea’s missile systems.” The idea here is straightforward. Instead of just relying on antimissile systems, like the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD), which are designed to intercept […]
On Jan. 2, then President-elect Donald Trump tweeted a promise that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would not be allowed to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile armed with a nuclear bomb. In a second tweet, Trump complained that China “won’t help with North Korea.” On Feb. 12, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) […]
This is a preview of the next four years. It is Bush in 2001 but with steroids and lots of PCP.
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Trump is not Reagan, but here are echoes of Reagan during the 1980 campaign in Trump’s tweet on nuclear policy
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Many dictators have sought nuclear weapons; some succeeded, some came close, others failed spectacularly. A careful examination of two such regimes illuminates why. Today, many dictatorships are becoming personalist, in which leaders dominate decision-making at the expense of formal state institutions. According to recent research, personalist dictators are more likely to pursue nuclear weapons and are less likely […]
This will make you feel better, and not at all like moving to Iceland or maybe Madagascar. According to a report from unnamed sources (so take with a grain of salt), the Trump campaign brought in an international affairs advisor to brief Trump on foreign policy and try to brush up his knowledge of world affairs. According to this report from inside the campaign, Trump | Read More »
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Taking a page from Donald Trump’s playbook
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On May 27, President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a historic visit to Hiroshima. There will likely be speeches about the consequences of nuclear weapons and the expression of everyone’s hopes for a nuclear-free world. What does it mean when a U.S. president visits one of the two cities destroyed by […]