Watergate: More Timely now than Ever

I don’t see many comparisons being made (yet) between the Watergate Scandal and Trump’s strange reactions to the CIA conclusions that Russia hacked the DNC email system and leaked info to influence the US presidential election. Trump is a weird guy with strange reactions to almost everything, but his response to this news was beyond … More Watergate: More Timely now than Ever

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Fantastic Twitter Thread Explaining How We Got Here

I’m not a huge Twitter user, probably because I stink at being succinct. But every once in a while a Twitter thread comes along that uses brevity to its advantage. Take the 5 minutes to read through this one. I’m linking first to The Stranger article that published the relevant part rather than ┬ádirectly to … More Fantastic Twitter Thread Explaining How We Got Here

The Last Diplomat

I’m glad to see my friend and client Robin Raphel getting some justice in this WSJ feature story after the FBI and DOJ went after her for doing her job as one of the top experts and diplomats dealing with Pakistan. I fear we’re entering an era where old-school diplomacy is even more of a … More The Last Diplomat