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In Cuba, Russia Explores a Counter

Russian warships, including what appears to be a nuclear-powered submarine, have made port in Cuba – just 400 miles (645 kilometers) or so from the U.S. coast at Florida. The U.S. ports along the Gulf of Mexico are vital to the American economy, so while it’s unlikely that Moscow is trying to pick a nuclear […]

Daily Memo: Israel Launches Airstrike in Lebanon, Armenia Drifts to Western Allies

Escalation. Israel launched airstrikes in Lebanon that killed four Hezbollah officials, Israel Defense Forces confirmed on Wednesday. One of the officials was the most...

Russia’s Gazprom Treads Water

More than two years into the Ukraine war, there has been unexpected optimism surrounding the Russian economy. A recently published report by the European...

The Demographic Meltdown

Major news publications around the world are rife lately with articles noting how the decline in birth rates has reached a critical mass. Over...

Daily Memo: Turkey in Syria, al-Qaida in Afghanistan

Turkish interference. Turkey has been negotiating with Russia and Iran to cancel elections in Kurdish-controlled northeastern Syria, the Turkiye Gazetesi newspaper reported. According to...

Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Peace With Israel

Saudi Arabia has always sought peace with Israel, although it dreaded the consequences of publicizing its intent. In 1965, the Arab public ridiculed Tunisian...

Daily Memo: Azerbaijani Demands for Armenia, US Warns for Israel

New condition. Establishing peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia would require changes to the Armenian constitution, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said at a meeting of...

India’s Watershed Election

India’s 2024 general elections have shaken the trajectory the planet’s most populous nation has been on for nearly three decades. Right-wing Hindu nationalism, which...

Daily Memo: Uproar in Turkey, Drills in Syria

Turkish backlash. Clashes broke out in the Turkish parliament between lawmakers from the governing AKP party and the pro-Kurdish DEM party following the arrest...

Remembering D-Day

Overlooking Omaha Beach is a cemetery in which the Americans who died on D-Day were buried. To walk through this graveyard is to walk...

Daily Memo: China Pushes Its Plan for Ukraine

International buy-in? Russia and Ukraine have affirmed most of the contents of China’s “six-point consensus” on how to resolve the Ukraine war, Chinese Foreign Minister...

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