The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Private Correspondence, a Volcano and The Thread

    Know This: At least six Trump administration advisers, including Ivanka Trump and Steve Bannon, reportedly used private email accounts for White House business. Israeli police say a Palestinian gunman shot three Israelis in the West Bank today before being shot himself. And almost 60,000 people have been evacuated away from Bali’s Mount Agung as authorities anticipate a volcanic eruption.

    Read This: Kim Jong Un’s half brother, Kim Jong Nam, was assassinated in an airport in February — and this longread gets to the heart of who did it, and why.

    Hear This: How was John Lennon’s death 63 years in the making? OZY’s newest podcast, The Thread, pulls on the strands of history to see hidden connections. Listen today to episode 1 of The Thread, which has already jumped into the top 50 on Apple’s charts, and let us know what you think at

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