Thinking out the North Korean standoff. From Robert Jervis and Mira Rapp-Hooper. A somewhat similar commentary from Jeffrey Lewis. South Korea’s recommendations for negotiations with North Korea. Bolton’s illegal war plan for North Korea. Verifying North Korea’s nuclear disarmament if we get that far.
Long read: An overview of what the liberal international order is and its history, with what must be considered for international relations after the Trump presidency.
Two history long reads: The US mission to North Korea in 1999, and John Bolton’s tearing up of the Antiballistic Missile treaty. CIA Debriefed Soviet H-Bomb Eye-Witness in 1957 (Top photo from here).
This fake Pentagon Russia analyst may be a creation of Russian propaganda. Also: The Russian practice of provocation in action. There’s a lot of propaganda swirling around the poisoning in Salisbury, UK. Here’s an antidote.
Surprise! Men in STEM subject areas overestimate their own intelligence and credentials, underestimate the abilities of female colleagues, and that as a result, women themselves doubt their abilities — even when hard evidence such as grades say otherwise. Yes, I know most of you weren’t surprised.
Race and genetics are becoming entwined again rhetorically. This is a good corrective.