US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy

American politicians aren’t just nervous about having Huawei devices on their networks… they’re worried about neighboring countries, too. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to “reconsider” Huawei’s involvement in any of the country’s 5G plans. There’s “ample evidence” to suggest that no large […]

‘This is not the Obama admin’: Bolton unveils Trump’s new far-reaching counter-terrorism strategy

The Trump administration has put together a six-prong counter-terrorism strategy that does not focus on a single organization and is going to “pursue terrorists at source,” national security adviser John Bolton told reporters. Speaking on a conference call on Thursday, Bolton said the US will seek to counter “all” terrorists and their ideologies, rather than […]

‘Our hands are not tied’ anymore: White House approves offensive US cyber strategy

US President Donald Trump has signed off on a new cyber strategy – the first such document in 15 years – outlining defensive priorities and threatening offensive action against foreign hackers. “Today the president signed a national cyber strategy, the first fully articulated cyber strategy in 15 years,” National Security Adviser John Bolton told reporters […]

Boris Johnson says Theresa May has ‘wrapped a suicide vest’ around the UK constitution with her Brexit strategy

REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool Boris Johnson launched a fresh attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, saying that she “wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution” and handed the detonator to the EU. He added that the UK had handed EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier a “jemmy with which Brussels can choose — at any time — […]

Trump’s NAFTA Strategy: Bluff, Rebrand, Declare Victory

President Trump said Monday he’s “terminating” NAFTA, the free-trade deal with Canada and Mexico he’s called a “disaster” and blamed for job losses in the United States. It looked like a potentially massive development, as if Trump were signaling the end of a $ 1 trillion trade deal that’s defined trade in North America for […]

Emirates launched a new flight targeted at a small city in New Jersey that most Americans have never heard of — and it’s a brilliant strategy

Boeing Emirates launched its first non-stop flight between Dubai and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The route is targeted at New Jersey’s large Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi population. According to Emirates, traffic flow into and out of the Indian subcontinent account for 1/3 of the airline’s entire US business. Over the past three […]

It Looks Like Cadillac Is Sticking With Its Alphanumeric Naming Strategy

Not everyone was a fan of Cadillac’s decision to dive into an alphanumeric naming plan for its models. Seen as an attempt to copy German brands like BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz, General Motors’ luxury arm began aggressively chasing the trend in the new millennium. But a great many traditionalists still feel that alphanumeric names are […]

‘Ask your grandads’: Russian defense minister warns Germany against ‘strength & unity’ strategy

The Russian defense minister has reminded his German counterpart that approaching Moscow from a “position of unity and strength” is not the wisest idea, citing the bitter history of WWII that should’ve made Berlin more prudent. “We are open for dialogue. We are ready for a normal cooperation, but not at all from a position […]

Grand Strategy Gets A Little Dirty In Organized Crime Sim The Commission

The grand strategy genre tends to operate on a big scale: centuries of history, global war and politics, galactic conquest. The Commission is approaching the genre through a smaller lens, instead focusing on a single city and placing you in control of mafia family operations in the 1920s. As the Don of your mob family, […]