Nobody knows. End of blogpost. Or I could go on. I follow a great many Russia experts on Twitter, and they don’t know. Some tilt one way or the other, but all emphasize that there are great uncertai
I made a sorta New Year’s resolution to post about stuff other than covid, but covid takes up a lot of everyone’s mental space, and I am particularly angry about this latest surge. Maybe the next
Demonstrations in western Kazakhstan, the oil-producing region, against a sharp increase in the price of automotive fuel, have spread across the country to the former capital, Almaty, and the current
Here’s some good news to start the year! The P5 – the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, all of which have nuclear weapons – have released a statement against nuclear war.
If you, like me, are puzzled by the wide variety of mask manufacturers you’ve never heard of and have also heard that not all masks being sold as N95s actually are of that quality, here’s some rel
Russia has released a text of a proposed treaty with NATO for security assurances in Europe. It’s short. It’s also not going to happen. The short version is that Vladimir Putin, as he has been say
My colleague at Balloon Juice, Adam Silverman, makes an excellent observation: This contempt hearing is not just intended to hold Meadows in contempt, it is intended to disturb the network around Trum
Between April and June of this year, Iran’s talks with the P5+1 (US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany with the EU as well) progressed to a point where an agreement on reinstating the Joint Com