- Daily Brief
- January 23, 2022
The US deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads is a response to both Russian and Chinese strategies.
US unilateralism has opened the door for other global powers to increase their regional influence.
The potential for a cooperative win-win solution may be overshadowed by the competitive environment.
The North is refusing talks without concessions but the US won’t offer concessions before talks.
The administration’s migration policies are exacerbating the situation along the southern border.
Colloquially, the squeaky wheel gets the grease — but not so in the case of Japan and South Korea.
Iran’s seizures of UK-flagged oil tankers in the Gulf have raised the heat for all parties concerned.
US and Chinese representatives used the Singapore meeting to present their competing regional visions.
After years in the Ecuadorian embassy, the founder of Wikileaks now faces an uncertain future.
Despite US pressure, the Chinese telecom’s 2018 revenue surpassed $100 billion for the first time.
The broader strategic issues driving competition between the two powers will remain unaddressed.
North Korea’s capacity to target the US with a nuclear-armed ICBM has fundamentally altered the status quo