Thinking Differently About North Korea

Kim Jong Un has played his hand as precisely as a nuclear David should against a much more nuclear Goliath. In this sense “Rocket Man” might be more of an endgame than an insult.

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Syria Is A Black Box

Black boxes have inputs and outputs, but the connections among them and the rules that govern how causes become effects are purposely opaque so that consent can be manufactured and propaganda can be accepted without evidence.

A few thoughts on how black a box Syria is:

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Pied Piper Putin

The deeper one dives into 21st century advanced, multi-lateral conflict, the more a “chess vs. checkers player” narrative emerges from the optics of the Putin/Trump relationship.

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