The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats

The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats

Vladimir Putin has again threatened to use nuclear weapons to protect Russia and its people. In his remarks Friday, he extended that nuclear deterrence over the 15% of Ukraine’s territory that Russia annexed after sham referendums that ended on Wednesday. That even includes some lands already liberated by the Ukrainian army. Mr. Putin’s threats constitute … Read more

Harry and Meghan moved to ‘almost the bottom’ of the list of Royals

Harry and Meghan moved to ‘almost the bottom’ of the list of Royals

TalkTV Royal Editor Sarah Hewson says Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “have been moved down the list” of Royals on the Royal Family’s website almost to the bottom. “Only Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, is beneath them,” she told Sky News host Peta Credlin. “This has been a gradual process, when they first left … Read more

Five Best: Books on Putin and Power

Five Best: Books on Putin and Power

Putin By Philip Short (2022) 1. This is a very traditional study of a very contemporary figure. At a time when so many biographies seem either built around some controversial core argument (typically finding some scandal to unearth or invent) or have gone minimalist (my own “We Need to Talk About Putin” is less than … Read more

Opinion: Micron earnings suggest the chip downturn could be worse than Wall Street expects

Opinion: Micron earnings suggest the chip downturn could be worse than Wall Street expects

Micron Technology Inc. executives warned about a semiconductor downturn in late June, but now say that a “sharp and sudden” drop in demand exceeded even those expectations, suggesting the current chip glut could get a lot worse. Micron MU, +1.20% reported a worse-than-expected fiscal fourth quarter Thursday, with revenue plunging 23% from last year, but … Read more

12 Books to Read: The Best Reviews of September

12 Books to Read: The Best Reviews of September

A selection of the month’s most noteworthy books, as discussed by The Wall Street Journal’s reviewers. In their brief ascendancy, cars have dominated every aspect of public and private life and changed our understanding of space, time and nature. Review by Mark Yost. Read the review The Cup They Couldn’t Lose: America, the Ryder Cup, … Read more