MORNING HEADLINES: Fake news head joins National Security Council

Wrap your mind around this for a second: Trump chose not to have the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or the Director of National Intelligence on the National Security Council. Instead, he chose to have the former head of a propaganda and fake news site, Steve Bannon, to be making judgement calls on national security. From the Washington Post, here is an excellent read on why that is...

Morning Headlines: Trump and Foreign Policy

Since the end of the Cold War, Americans have largely lost interest in foreign policy news. The exception to that is when Americans are involved in or have the direct threat of armed conflict. But when it comes to the nuances of foreign policy and the diplomatic dealings with both allies and adversaries, generally speaking, the American public has become disinterested. News outlets have gutted...