CNBCTV, reporting on India’s missile program, describes how India bypassed the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) sanctions on new missile programs. At the State Department, I began working on developing the MTCR while Jimmy Carter was President. After Reagan was… Read More »MTCR Is Still in the News
Reuters reports that US Climate Envoy John Kerry met with the Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva to discuss follow up on discussions between President Biden and President Lula regarding preservation of the Amazon.
According to Axios, many Republicans are becoming less supportive of the war in Ukraine. It says: Republicans are increasingly divided over American support for Ukraine: The party’s traditional hawkish voices face a loud array of anti-war voices from the MAGA wing… Read More »Less Republican Support for Ukraine
CNBC reports that the Energy Department estimates with low confidence that Covid came from a Chinese lab, rather than from a public wet market. The Energy Department concluded with “low confidence” that the Covid-19 pandemic “likely” originated from a laboratory leak in Wuhan, China,… Read More »Did Covid Come from a Chinese Lab?
After having access to Twitter for a few hours this afternoon, I am now suspended again. What’s going on with Twitter? It doesn’t look like they know what they’re doing.
Twitter has suspended my account for “breaking the Twitter rules,” but defends the Dilbert creator accused of racism. A message on my Twitter account says: Your account is permanently suspended After careful review, we determined your account broke the Twitter… Read More »Musk Kicks Me Off Twitter, but Defends Dilbert
Workers have disappeared in the US. Where they have gone is not clear, according to Bloomberg: One estimate found at least 2.1 million who retired earlier then expected. Another calculated a shortfall of 2 million immigrants at the height of… Read More »Immigration and Employment
The Financial Times story by Edward Luce says that Jimmy Carter has been wronged by history. He was a much better President than he is portrayed to be. Luce says: The downside to US political memory is that substance often counts for… Read More »Carter Was a Good President
Foreign Policy magazine has an excellent article by Catherine Osborn in an email on Latin American trade issues. It says: Trade was high on the agenda of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s first overseas trip of his term… Read More »Latin American Trade Group Awakens under Lula