James Scimecca

James Scimecca is the editor of The Morning Dispatch, and is based in Hoboken, New Jersey. Prior to joining the company in 2023, he served as the director of communications at the Empire Center for Public Policy. When James is not working on TMD, he can usually be found running along the Hudson River, cooking up a new recipe, or rooting for a beleaguered New York sports team.

James Scimecca

China Continues to Test U.S.-Philippine Relations

An update on the goings on in the South China Sea.

GOP Debate IV: Endgame

The one where the candidates lost the plot.

Ukraine Funding at Impasse over Immigration

The debate about the supplemental funding plan goes off the rails.

Crossing the Red Sea

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis attack commercial vessels and Western interests.

An Indian Murder-for-Hire Plot

Plus: Remembering Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Pax Kissinger

Remembering America’s most (in)famous diplomat.

Headed for the Exits

Is it the quantity or quality of retiring members of Congress that really matters?

Right Back Where We Started From

A wild few days at OpenAI exposed fault lines in the world of tech.

A Day of Ire

What led to the largest riot in Ireland in decades.

A Weekend on the Edge

Plus: A look at the presidential election in Argentina.