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Posturing, Lying, Negotiating Tactic?

Kim Jong-un has changed his mind, or so it seems. He has cancelled high level talks between North and South Korean officials and has cast the summit meeting scheduled for June 12 in Singapore with President Donald Trump in jeopardy. His stated reason: dissatisfaction with inflexible rhetoric from Washington (perhaps along with a personal calculation that his … Continue reading Posturing, Lying, Negotiating Tactic?

The Mess at the Border

The Mess at the Border: President Trump uses this phrase to characterize the scene currently unfolding near San Diego as a caravan of migrants completes its perilous, month-long journey north, seeking asylum in the US. A recent tweet illustrates the President’s thoughts. This week’s border incidents are only the latest manifestation of the administration’s superficial … Continue reading The Mess at the Border