During the State Of The Union, President Trump announced an executive order to keep Guantanamo Bay open and transport additional detainees there.
President Obama highlights the unequal enforcement of laws to “protect” national security against high-ranking government officials and low-level personnel.
Next Cold War Roundup 3/16/16 Geneva talks are on. Russia does a surprise semi-withdrawal from Syria, leaving a well equipped Syrian coalition but increasing pressure on Assad to compromise. The US brings to the table a weakened position on the ground but a threat of a Turkish invasion and the
Next Cold War Roundup 2/26/16 The Cessation of Hostilities in Syria is scheduled to begin today at 5pm Eastern (Feb 27 00:00 Damascus time). There was a significant contrast between the words and tones of Pres. Obama and Pres. Putin in their delivered messages to their respective countries on the ceasefire
Republicans are likely to further weaken bipartisan criminal justice reform, and it appears President Obama may have given them the green light.