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by | Nov 28, 2022

The mass protests in several Chinese cities about continued COVID lockdowns include public calls for President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party to step down from power. CNN notes that hundreds of protesters are calling for “greater democracy and…

by | Nov 21, 2022

In football, coaches talk about starting off new quarterbacks with an easy pass. The first play call when a new quarterback enters the game usually is a short pass unlikely to lead to a touchdown but also unlikely to lead…

by | Aug 29, 2022

If I were an American ally in NATO or the Indo-Pacific region, I would be nervous about President Joe Biden’s leadership of the free world. A year has passed since our disgraceful exit from Afghanistan. Neither Biden nor any of…

by | Jul 26, 2022

Few publicly displayed artistic masterpieces languish in more profound obscurity than “Rakuchū rakugai-zu,” or “Scenes in and around the Capital,” a 17th-century pair of painted sixfold screens hidden away in Osaka’s seldom-visited Nanban Bunkakan Museum. Situated well off the downtown…

by | Jun 2, 2022

Headlines around the world tell of China’s growing economic troubles: “How bad are China’s economic woes?” (BBC), “COVID-19 Lockdowns Bring Economic Woes for China” (the Diplomat), “The four big threats to China’s economy” (CNBC), “Shanghai Lockdown Adds to China’s Economic…

by | May 18, 2022

Conventional wisdom has it that the Russo-Ukrainian War will devolve into a stalemate in the east and south, but conventional wisdom has proven wrong in so many cases that we should not be surprised if the unexpected happens again. Although…

by | May 18, 2022

The New York Post reports that the Biden administration is sending U.S. ground troops back to Somalia, reversing the Trump administration’s pullout from the unstable East African country in December 2020-January 2021. “We are proud, first and foremost,” the Post…

by | May 2, 2022

Sometime between 770 B.C.E. and 221 B.C.E., Sun Tzu (or a group of Chinese writers — historians and scholars are still not sure) wrote The Art of War, a book still in print today and still studied by military officers…

by | May 2, 2022

Ukrainian Chief of General Staff Valeriy Zaluzhniy posted a video on social media Monday claiming to show the moment a drone struck and sank two Russian Raptor patrol boats.  The vessels were spotted Monday in the early morning hours just off…

by | Apr 5, 2022

Ukraine has received Soviet-era T-72M tanks and BVP-1 Czech-made infantry fighting vehicles from the Czech Republic, Czech officials told the Wall Street Journal Tuesday. The shipment marks a notable increase in Western support for Ukraine, as it is the first…

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