Category: National Security


SCOTUS Temporarily Approves Permanent Travel Ban

In a June post on the Trump Administration's 6-country travel ban I put the over/under on the travel ban approval at 7/2 in favor of Trump. While the temporary 6-country travel ban I was commenting on at the time was temporarily approved 6/3, the latest permanent 8-country travel ban was temporarily approved 7/2. This is ...


Trump’s Travel Ban Heads to the SCOTUS

By default, President Trump leads with an extreme position in order to draw attention to a more subtle underlying problem - an opening "bid" within a broader negotiating framework those sick and tired of "political correctness" find refreshing. But with respect to trade policy and immigration, even adjusting for his negotiating approach he appears to ...