Category Archives: Thought-Provoking Analysis


A presentation of the London based … DEFENCE AND SECURITY FORUM 21 CLOUDESLEY ST LONDON, N1 OHX 0207-837-9212 F 0207-713-0794 President: Lady Olga Maitland Vice President: Rt Hon. Lord Lamont of Lerwick Chairman: Major General Patrick Cordingley DSO OBE … Continue reading

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost control of the pandemic. Then the agency disappeared.

Dan Vergano and Zahra Hirji of Buzz Feed News – The world’s premier health agency pushed a flawed coronavirus containment strategy — until it disappeared from public view one day before the outbreak was declared a pandemic. We’re now deep … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Americans are now desperately ‘reaching for hope’

Anthony DiFlorio in The Hill – Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn shine a light on sweeping economic and social struggles across the United States in an important new book. For most of their journalistic lives, Nicholas Kristof … Continue reading

Posted in The Hill, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

A Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Explains Why This Time Is Different

Isaac Chotiner of the New Yorker – 2013: The community organizers Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors, and Alicia Garza started the Black Lives Matter movement. What began as a hashtag in response to Trayvon Martin’s death became a nationwide phenomenon, with … Continue reading

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CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump’s handling of protests

Greg Miller of the Washington Post – The scenes have been disturbingly familiar to CIA analysts accustomed to monitoring scenes of societal unraveling abroad — the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by … Continue reading

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