FROM Nahla Kayali
California Agencies Brace for Syrian Refugees The White House said today the US will accept "at least" 10,000 people from war zones in the Middle East. Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly told congressional leaders in a closed session that 100,000 may be coming. One place that's likely to see an influx is Orange County. Nahla Kayali is founder and executive director of Access California Services, which serves Arab and Muslim refugees and immigrants.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.