diplomacy
March 14, 2018

Item 4 – Mar 2018

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IT MIGHT JUST BE AN INVITATION TO ANOTHER DIPLOMATIC GAVOTTE.. (…and may not otherwise achieve any kind of meaningful outcome) Even when it occurs in its most byzantine and convoluted form, diplomacy generally is preferable to outright conflict, especially if

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MAKING NICE WHILE TALKING TOUGH WITH EACH OTHER… (in a setting of ostentatious grand luxury) Things have really changed in this world of ours. Who could have guessed, even just a few short months ago, that the leader of the

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THE ONLY FAIL-SAFE OPTION LEFT TO SALVAGE SOMETHING (…from a decade of misguided policy) The further rapid disintegration of the Iraqi nation-state leaves the US with very few viable options. Given the way things are evolving on the ground, by

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