Category Archives: State Department

Trump and Brain Drains

Trump and Brain Drains Somehow, Dictators are associated with Brain Drains.  In historical cases, it is not just dislike for dictators, not just secondary effects of a dictator’s policies, but actual purges carried out by the dictator against academics and … Continue reading

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Trump Blew It With World Condemnation of Assad

Trump Blew It With World Condemnation of Assad Trump didn’t use diplomacy in the Assad sarin attack, because he only had a Secretary of State and no connection to the 70,000 serious, experienced diplomats in the State Department. He also … Continue reading

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Two Sticks for North Korea, Three Carrots for Trump in Military Action

Two Sticks for North Korea, Three Carrots for Trump in Military Action As we showed in the last post, Trump’s shunning of the State Department and the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has left him without a deep negotiation option, … Continue reading

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War Is Murderous by Any Means, and Trump Shuts Out Peaceful Options

War Is Murderous By Any Means, and Trump Shuts Out Peaceful Options War is murderous to civilians by any means used. It is murderous to drafted soldiers. It is murderous to the aggressor’s civilians, as well as to the defender’s … Continue reading

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