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"
Monday

The Briefing 01-04-16

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  • Upheaval in Middle East reminds of theological rift in Islam between Shiite and Sunni sects
  • Leftward moral and political trajectory points to more fundamental American secularization
  • Absence of religious affiliation lends to politics becoming religion, basis for moral life