June 30, 2020 Today’s big story was the increasing spread of the coronavirus across America. Yesterday, Anne Schuchat, director of the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC) said in an interview that the virus is spreading too fast and too far for the United States to bring it under control. Today, when Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified to a Senate committee on the coronavirus and the reopening of ...
- June 27, 2020
This evening, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both broke extraordinary news. Months ago, American intelligence officials concluded that during peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, a Russian military intelligence group offered to Taliban-linked fighters bounties for killing American troops. They paid up, too, although it is unclear which of the twenty US deaths happened under the deal. But this wasn't breaking news for the National Security Council.
- August 24, 2017The Russian president's claims of "historical victimhood" in World War II try to justify his country’s present-day destructive behavior.
- August 22, 2017Repealing the Magnitsky Act has become one of Putin’s top foreign policy objectives. Why? Money. Steven Harper digs in.