Friday

The Briefing 06-09-17

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  • Analyzing the media's reaction to James Comey's hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee
  • Stunning the world, Theresa May's Conservative Party loses overall majority in Britain's snap electio
  • The NFL officially opposes gambling. So why did it relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas?
  • Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, fought and won the Six Day War 50 years ago this week
  • Friday Book Recommendation: "Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East"
Thursday

The Briefing 06-08-17

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  • Big news day: Comey to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee & Britain to vote in snap election
  • Religious test for office? Sen. Sanders vehemently opposes nominee's defense of biblical Christianity
  • New legislation in Ontario gives state power to seize children from parents who oppose LGBTQ agenda
Wednesday

The Briefing 05-10-17

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  • Making sense of the unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Trump
  • What will South Korea's election of Moon Jae-In as President mean for the region—and the globe?
  • Cohabitation story #1: Among younger Americans, it's complicated
  • Cohabitation story #2: Among older Americans, it's even more complicated