A thinner, more polished, and articulate Mike Pompeo made a speech I saw in Seoul in which he echoed Nial Ferguson in declaring a new cold war with China.
The fall of the government in Afghanistan and the victory of the Taliban will likely become a partisan and political issue making it difficult to know the truth about the merits of the war and Joe Biden’s decision to make a withdrawal which some will say was too hasty.
Grading student work is one of the most difficult and rewarding parts of a Professor’s job. This year their geopolitical focus was mainly on China and its relationship with the world.
The Biden administration just released the executive summary of the findings of American intelligence that puts the blame of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing in October 2018 squarely on the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia but has stopped short of sanctioning him personally.
The situation in Myanmar (Burma) is only part of a larger struggle for leadership in Southeast Asia in which China appears to be ahead of the United States