[Subscription Required] The U.S., its allies and Russia are caught in a dangerous policy paralysis that could lead—most likely by mistake or miscalculation—to a military confrontation and potentially the use of nuclear weapons for the first time in nearly 74 years.
Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis talks about the US trade deficit with China. Davis does not think we should be too worried because the US and the US treasury in-particular is the world’s largest supplier of safe liquid debt securities. What do we get for that? We get stuff. We get cars and goods and so on.
Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash argues for a long Brexit extension or a soft Brexit, saying a no-deal Brexit could poison relations between the EU and the UK for decades and would be a boon for Europe's populist movements.
The front-page headline of the New York Post on Wednesday blared suspicion that a China national caught at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week is a spy: “Revealed: Secret spy gear stash of Chinese woman who conned way into Trump club.”
Former Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated federal law when he expelled her and former Veterans Affairs minister Jody Wilson-Raybould from caucus without a secret-ballot vote.
Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, the German and French leaders, are expected to outline rigorous conditions for a Brexit extension when each hosts Theresa May, the beleaguered UK prime minister, in their national capitals on Tuesday.