Firearms, gun control and politics /2018 – 2020
June 17, 2020, No Comments

How COVID-19 is changing the gun debate Rashawn Ray and Rebecca Shankman (Brookings) Protestors appear to perceive that ...

Middle East & Arab World: Saudi Arabia 2019 -20
April 29, 2020, No Comments

Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia 2015-17 Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia 2017-18 Saudi Arabia ...

Africa: Conflict and governance 2018-20
April 17, 2020, No Comments

17-18 April 10 African Countries Have No Ventilators. That’s Only Part of the Problem. (NYT) Basic supplies like oxyge ...

Russia 2017 – April 2019
April 25, 2019, 2 Comments

Wikipedia: List of journalists killed in Russia Reuters: Russia Carnegie Moscow Center The Most Dangerous Philosopher in ...

Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto’s assassination and the aftermath
August 31, 2017, 1 Comment

Musharraf declared fugitive as Bhutto murder trial ends in Pakistan Former military dictator has property confiscated as ...

Afghanistan 2010 – 2017
August 31, 2017, 1 Comment

31 August Afghanistan’s tribes: Keeping their enemies close (The Economist) Afghanistan is frazzled by tribal division ...

Wednesday Night #1850
August 23, 2017, No Comments

1850 – a highly significant year in light of current events. In the U.S., the Compromise of 1850 became law. Note: The ...

Wednesday Night #1838
May 31, 2017, No Comments

While the Trump tsunami continues to assault our eyes and ears, Canada is contributing its own political drama to the he ...

Pakistan 2013-16
November 29, 2016, 1 Comment

29 November An India-Pakistan Crisis: Should We Care? (War on the Rocks) The world has recently been reminded of just ho ...

Wednesday Night #1795 with Désirée McGraw
July 27, 2016, No Comments

We are delighted to welcome Désirée for what may be her last Wednesday Night for some time, as she moves her family to ...