President Donald Trump visits the Mexican border to highlight what he's calling a "humanitarian and security crisis on our southern border." The main message in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech in Cairo was stated over and over: Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East was dangerous and wrong, and Iran is the arch-enemy of stability across the region. And Americans studying abroad in Italy find common cause with refugees from Sudan.
Ramy Essam wrote a song in 2011 that became the anthem of the Tahrir Square protests. But fast-forward eight years and Essam is living in exile in Sweden making music protesting some of the very same things about the Egyptian government.
Although in favor of adding a few new barriers in strategic locations on the US-Mexico border, Napolitano says building a wall from "sea to shining sea" would be wasteful. The border is "not in a crisis situation," she says.
One Toyko company has started playing "Eye of the Tiger" at quitting time and last year, the government placed a cap on overtime hours, but workers suffer from a labor shortage that causes too much work for each worker.
European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. Their experience may offer useful lessons as the US joins the battle.