Avoiding demographic meltdown requires immigration, now more than ever. There is bad news for the U.S. birthrate. Peter Coy writes for Bloomberg that, due to the pandemic, 2021 births here could • Read More »
Ambassador Behaving BadlyJuly 27, 2020 | By eric.terzuolo | 1 Comment | Filed in: Diplomacy, State Department, US Government Operations.
Ambassador behaving badly. Not exactly a new story, but the CBS News item about the current U.S. ambassador to Iceland was particularly juicy. Although serving in one of the safest countries in • Read More »
Tags: career diplomats, Iceland, Jeffrey Ross Gunter, political appointees, U.S. ambassador, vetting
Lessons from 1940s Italy?July 16, 2020 | By eric.terzuolo | No Comments | Filed in: Historical Analogies, Italy.
Historical analogies can help us think about the present and the future. Our current situation is in part similar to the aftermath of World War II in Europe. No war with tens of • Read More »
Tags: Catholic Church, Christian Democrats, Clare Boothe Luce, Communists, globalization, Holy See, Socialists, Steve White, US-Italy