For Americans, it will be mostly quiet on the trade war front, Sec. Ross declares. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross concedes that prices in the U.S. will increase as a result of the new China tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump. However, Ross told CNBC on Tuesday, “Nobody is going to actually notice it […]
Category: cold war
For no particular reason, I give you the Palm Beach Post, 16 April 1962: At least one of the five Cubans seized here recently with a record supply of cocaine may have been a Castro agent sent here to
It’s Better for Wildlife to Use Their Habitat as a Nuclear Dumping Ground than to Have Humans Live Nearby
Kudos are in order for David Wolman, whose High Country News piece on “accidental wilderness,” militiarized landscapes that unintentionally become spaces that protect large numbers of wild
Peter Rodman and William Shawcross had an op-ed in the New York Times on Thursday that was staggeringly mendacious even for neo-conservatives. First, we have the Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer defense, which in this case amounts to a “I am but a simple dirty hippie, and yet even I can understand that we shouldn’t withdraw from […]
I have an article up at TAP about the latest verbal brawl between the US and Russia over the proposed missile defense bases in Poland and the Czech Republic.
Good grief. “As an old Cold Warrior, one of yesterday’s speeches almost filled me with nostalgia for a less complex time,” Mr. Gates said. He paused for effect before adding, “Almost.” I