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Who’ll Stop the Rain?

Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “Good men through the ages, trying to find the sun; And I wonder, still I wonder, who’ll stop the rain.” — John Fogerty In 1978, Nick Nolte was a dynamic young actor with a breakthrough lead in Who’ll Stop the Rain? How often is a movie named after a great song? …

The Un-Scorecard for the Trump-Kim Encounter

Quote of the week: “In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.” — Xun Zuang The Punditariat will speak about winners and losers at the Singapore summit. There will also be endless exegesis of the joint communiqué and Trump’s offerings, especially …

Sentosa Goat Rodeo

Jeffrey spent the past week making Singapore Slings but it didn’t help dull the pain.   The conversation then turned to the summit and ended with a conversation about the sustainability of summits without substance and what the two sides can do in the future to settle on an actual agenda for talks.   Jeffrey …

It Takes a Village to Raze a Test Stand

In post-summit comments, the President indicated that the DPRK had agreed to destroy a “missile engine testing site,” which the U.S. identified “because of the heat.” This has brought up the question of which site does he mean? Dave Schmerler did an excellent thread about this on twitter, but I’m nothing if not stubborn and I …

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