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Image Opinion | America’s Upside Down Foreign Policy [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters]

Opinion | America’s Upside Down Foreign Policy

The Pentagon’s National Defense Strategy called for the US to focus on countering China and Russia on the world stage. Yet, while past presidents have deviated from or even ignored the NDS, President Trump appears to be going in the exact opposite strategic direction. In… Keep Reading

Image Korea: Is Trump Bringing Peace in Our Time? [Lima Charlie News]

Korea: Is Trump Bringing ‘Peace in Our Time’?

The war between North and South Korea is set to find its formal end in 2018, a result of combined US, Chinese and South Korean pressure. The recent meeting between the leaders of the two sides promises a peaceful future on the divided Korean Peninsula.… Keep Reading

Image The French in Syria - a long and tortured history [Lima Charlie News]

The French in Syria – a long and tortured history

France has taken the position that it is a humanitarian force, eager to bomb Syria for using chemical weapons and to promote regime change. Yet something’s not quite right with this picture. General Patton once famously declared, “I would rather have a German division in… Keep Reading

Image The Week in U.S. Politics [Lima Charlie News]

This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. This week: Syrian missile strike, Paul Ryan’s exit, Mark Zuckerberg testifies, a European blockchain partnership and more. US Domestic Politics   House Speaker Paul Ryan Embarks On Final Term… Keep Reading

Image Kim Jong-Un isn’t as crazy as you think [Lima Charlie News][Image: Reuters]

Kim Jong-Un isn’t as crazy as you think

It is widely believed that North Korea and its leaders are crazy or irrational. Incoming National Security Advisor, John Bolton, has said that Kim Jong-Un is irrational and cannot be deterred. His predecessor, HR McMaster, said much the same thing. These views are entirely wrong.… Keep Reading

Image The Week in U.S. Politics [Lima Charlie News]

This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. US Domestic Politics   Trump Set to Send 4,000 National Guard Troops to Mexican Border On Friday, a Pentagon memo announced that as many as 4,000 US National… Keep Reading

Image Syria chemical weapons attack is not without skeptics [Lima Charlie News][Image: White Helmets]

Syria chemical weapons attack is not without skeptics

Russia and Syria deny the alleged chemical attack against the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma and question whether the use of chemical weapons against a defeated enemy makes any sense. A Syrian rebel group has accused the Bashar al Assad led government of having deployed… Keep Reading

Image The Week in U.S. Politics [Lima Charlie News]

This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. US Domestic Politics   President Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Dollar Omnibus Spending Bill, Funding Government Through September 2018 On Friday, Congress passed the $1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending… Keep Reading

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