Center for Strategic Communication

What We Are Reading…August 15, 2014

Aid convoy stops short of border as Russian military vehicles enter Ukraine Shaun Walker /the Guardian Armored personnel carriers and support vehicles cross the border, while the 280-truck convoy comes to a halt separately.   Maliki Agrees to Relinquish Power in Iraq...

What We Are Reading…August 12, 2014

Russian aid convoy ‘will not be admitted into Ukraine’ The Guardian A Ukrainian security spokesman has said that a humanitarian convoy Russia has dispatched to eastern Ukraine will not be admitted into the country.   Liberia to give two doctors trial drug, Ebola toll...

What We Are Reading…August 7, 2014

Obama’s Africa Summit Ends as Chinese Edge Challenged Brian Wingfield and Chris Spillane / Bloomberg As Barack Obama concluded the biggest ever meeting by a U.S. president with African leaders, U.S. businesses are searching for opportunities on the continent after a...

What We Are Reading… July 31, 2013

Putting America’s Energy Leverage to Use John Hoeven and John McCain / The Wall Street Journal Today, the U.S. has the leverage to liberate our allies from Russia’s stranglehold on the European natural-gas market. Thanks to new technologies such as hydraulic...

The Geopolitics of Energy and Climate

“I’m often asked do I believe in climate change, and I say no, I’m convinced by the evidence.” Rear Admiral David Titley was among a handful of individuals to testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on the geopolitics of energy and climate change. In...