Analysis | Biden carries forward a Trump-era Middle East policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beyond that, though, Biden officials “are committed to not doing much” and are “very status quo-oriented,” Khaled Elgindy, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, told Today’s WorldView. For the Trump administration, the Abraham Accords served “as a way to demonstrate that the Palestinian issue was no longer salient” in the Arab world, Elgindy … Read more

China carries out beach landing drills near Taiwan – Times of India

Reading Time: 4 minutes BEIJING: China’s military said on Monday it had carried out beach landing and assault drills in the province directly across the sea from Taiwan, though it did not link the exercises to current tensions with Taipei. Democratically-ruled Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, has complained of stepped-up military and political pressure from Beijing … Read more

Drifblim Carries People Away, Never To Be Seen Again

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image: The Pokemon Company / Kotaku Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Drifblim! Drifblim Details Type: Ghost/Flying Average Height: 3′ 11″ Average Weight: 33.1 lbs. … Read more

Blue Origin’s New Shepard carries Jeff Bezos and three crew members to space and back – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 11 minutes Blue Origin successfully completed its first crewed launch Tuesday, sending four human passengers to space – including the company’s founder, Jeff Bezos. The result of billions of dollars of investment, dozens of test launches and some petty squabbling amongst ultra-rich founders, the triumph of the New Shepard, along with that of Virgin Galactic earlier this … Read more