December 4, 2020

Arab Winter Watch: UAE Detains Staff of American Pro-Democracy Group

Via Washington Post: United Arab Emirates authorities temporarily detained members of a U.S.-funded democracy group as they tried to leave the country after their office was ordered closed, U.S. officials said Thursday. The group included the local director of the National Democratic Institute, or NDI, who was briefly held and left the country, and another […]

William Daley Out as Chief of Staff?

Via WSJ: William M. Daley was hired to help resuscitate Barack Obama’s presidency after deep Democratic losses in 2010. Ten months into his tenure as chief of staff, Mr. Daley’s core responsibilities are shifting, following White House missteps in the debt-ceiling fight and in its relations with Republicans and Democrats in Congress. On Monday, Mr. […]