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Manic Monday Markup 5/18/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Iraq, where a strategic city has fallen to ISIS. Despite gains against the radical extremist group, the city of Ramadi is now under their control. The move represents a grave setback for the […]

Manic Monday Markup 5/11/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Great Britain, where the Labour party is undergoing soul-searching as Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron unveils the first all-Tory cabinet in 18 years. Cameron’s party won a surprising majority in last week’s election […]

Manic Monday Markup 5/4/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Israel, where the announcement that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman would not join Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu’s government has potentially epic consequences for the Middle Eastern democracy. Leiberman said the decision came amid the […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/27/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Nepal, where the earthquake that struck Katmandu has now believed to have killed 3,800 and some estimates peg the death toll at over 4,000. The city is in chaos, but one common denominator […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/20/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Italy which is reporting that hundreds are feared dead after a boat filled with migrants fleeing Libya capsized. The illegal crossings have left leaders in European countries scrambling. Comparing it to the situation in Bosnia […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/13/15…

The Feds: We begin today in the United States where it finally happened after much anticipation and waiting. Hillary Clinton, the former First Lady, former senator, former Secretary of State announced her campaign for president. Announcing in a video that emphasizes […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/6/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Kenya, where following last week’s terrorists attack on a university that left 150 dead, mostly students, the government is responding by bombing training camps of Shabab. The Somalia-based Islamist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/30/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Switzerland, where the final round of talks before a deadline tomorrow between Iran and the P5+1 countries is set to begin. Talks appeared to have a setback when Iran backtracked from an openness […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/23/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Singapore, where the death of the nation’s first premier has prompted remembrances and assessments. In some quarters, his rule has been praised for fostering the tiny city-state into an economic powerhouse and some […]