North Korea

Frontrunning: June 22

  • European stock markets stumble as oil languishes near lows (Reuters)
  • Some Trump Aides Want a New Leader at the Fed (BBG)
  • Goal of Saudi Shake-Up: Drag Country Into the Modern Era (WSJ)
  • Under fire in Washington, Trump back in campaign mode in Iowa (Reuters)
  • Revenue Slides at Some Trump Businesses, but Vegas Tower Brings Windfall (WSJ)

Watch Live: Trump Heads To Iowa For A Victory Lap

After a big win last night in Georgia, President Trump heads to Cedar Rapids, Iowa tonight for a rally.  And while the President will undoubtedly have a script, somehow we suspect he may not stick to it completely.

China Responds To Trump's North Korea Tweet

Following President Trump's 'thanks for nothing in North Korea' tweet last night, China has now responded, saying that its efforts on North Korea have been "indispensable."

Frontrunning: June 21

  • Republican Handel Wins Georgia House Seat, Dashing Democrats’ Hopes (BBG)
  • Uber CEO Kalanick Quits as Investors Revolt (WSJ)
  • Saudi King’s Surprise Shakeup Clears Son’s Path to the Throne (BBG)
  • After weeks of secrecy, U.S. Senate to unveil healthcare bill (Reuters)
  • Latest Election-Hacking Hearings to Focus on State-Level Events (WSJ)

South Korea Delays THAAD Deployment – What Next?

The United States should consider South Korea’s decision to delay THAAD as an opportunity to withdraw from the peninsula. The cold war is long over, and Washington’s ability to contain the DPRK has failed. Allowing China to take a greater leadership role may not be such a bad thing.

North Korea Accuses "Gangster State" US Of "Mugging" Diplomats

North Korea is accusing the US of seizing an official diplomatic package from a team of diplomats headed home from a UN summit on the rights of the disabled – an act it said was tantamount to “mugging” its delegates, who enjoy diplomatic immunity.

The Treasonous Secession Of Climate Confederacy States

"Like the slave-owner class, leftist elites are letting the arrogance of their wealth lead them into treason. And as they look out from their mansions and skyscrapers, they should remember that the majority of working class people in California and New York will be far less enthusiastic about fighting a war to protect their dirty investments in solar energy plants and carbon credits funded by taxes seized from many of those same people in these left-wing slave states."

Frontrunning: June 16

  • Russia may have killed ISIS leader Baghdadi (Reuters)
  • About 4,000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan (AP)
  • Insurers Look to Ramp Up Premiums in Health Law Exchanges (WSJ)
  • U.N. envoy urges North Korea to explain why freed U.S. man is in coma (Reuters)
  • Wal-Mart Offers a Refuge for Sellers Tired of Amazon  (BBG)