Daily Memo: An Impasse in Washington, a Glimmer of Hope in...

Trump and Erdogan fail to reach agreement on several issues, and the German economy narrowly avoids a technical recession.

Daily Memo: US-South Korea Relations, Chinese Banking, Hong Kong Chaos

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff is in Seoul for talks, and China's banking problems get worse.

In the US, a Farm Bankruptcy Bulge

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Across the U.S. agriculture industry, Chapter 12 bankruptcy filings for farms have increased 24 percent over the past year.

Daily Memo: Russia Skirts Sanctions, Spain Fights US Legislation, the Islamic...

Moscow and Spain make moves to protect their firms.

Daily Memo: Iran’s Uranium Enrichment, US-China Trade Talks, Beijing Concessions

Iran announces an increase in its uranium enrichment levels, and U.S.-China trade talks hit a snag.

Toward a Theory of Journalistic Objectivity

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Last Sunday, I received an email from a close friend telling me and others that after 60 years he was canceling his subscription to...

Daily Memo: An East Asian Trade Deal, a Reprieve for Huawei,...

Asian countries near the signing of a trade pact, and the U.S. eases pressure on Huawei.

Daily Memo: Targeting Turkey, Cold War Games, German Economic Figures

The U.S. House of Representatives approves a bill to officially recognize the Armenian genocide, and Russia conducts its largest submarine drills since the 1990s.

Obama, Trump and the Wars of Credibility

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The United States is in the process of shifting a core dimension of its strategic doctrine. In the past, the U.S. resorted to the...

China and the US Are Dealing With the Easy Stuff

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Beijing and Washington have yet to tackle the core grievances of the trade war.

The Enchantment of Mutually Assured Destruction

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One of the most extraordinary facts of history is that during the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union never launched a...

Daily Memo: Stabilizing Syria, Parsing a Brexit Vote, Conceding in China

The Russian and Turkish presidents strike a deal on northern Syria, and the U.K. edges closer to approving Brexit agreement.