(CNN)Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States, modeled on the President’s Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of Continue reading →
(CNN)There’s no sugarcoating it: Big Tech has had a tough 2018. Reports of malign activity on tech platforms and user data being shared inappropriately have emerged almost daily over the past 12 months.
(CNN)It was supposed to be a friendly Oval Office encounter in front of the press pool just Chuck, Nancy and President Trump (along with a silent, very still, Vice President Mike Pence). Then someone said “border wall” and “government Continue reading →
(CNN)A video is worth a thousand words: At the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can be seen flashing big smiles, laughing and giving each other a robust high Continue reading →
Doha, Qatar (CNN)The murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul four weeks ago has severely damaged the reputation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has been a favorite of the Trump administration.
(CNN)As we write, Florence is slamming into the Carolinas. State, local and federal emergency planners have been working around the clock for the past week to prepare their communities and citizens to deal with this powerful storm.
(CNN)T.S. Eliot famously wrote that the world would end with a whimper rather than a bang, but a cough might be the likelier scenario. A deadly strain of influenza is one of the few serious pandemic threats in global Continue reading →
(CNN)The newly announced preliminary trade deal with Mexico is a welcome breakthrough in the Trump administration’s trade strategy. It should benefit workers and consumers in both countries and should provide needed stability to the Mexican economy.