Is it Really News When Putin “Goes Missing”?

Yes, it really is actually news, but first let me explain a few things. Oh, the fun that was had during the 10 or so days when it was “news” that Mr. Putin had not been seen in public for quite some time.  The memes on Twitter, the images that were photoshopped to mockingly reveal Mr.
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Enemies or Competitors?

During the Chinese Vice-President’s visit to the United States the bi-lateral relationship did not appear to be fractured or at risk of flaring in to open conflict.  In fact, it did appear that Vice-President Xi had established a warm and genuine relationship with his counterpar
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