It is a diplomatic delusion to overemphasize China’s role in Northeast Asia while drunk on China’s rhetoric.
Trump is no clown. He is a racist skunk.
<i> The motives of the shooter who shot nine people on a college campus in the western United States on Thursday remained mysterious, but the minimal descriptions we have display him as a man of few words. </i>
The police surveyed “door to door in the neighborhoods near the college and the shooter's apartment [Read more]
Putin and Obama need each other. This will end in an unwinnable war if either side fights without the other in support.
Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, forced by international events to re-open talks, agreed on Monday evening to tactical discussions between their two armies. The objective was to avoid conflict in the event of further operations in Syria, an American official announced.
“We have a lot in common … We have sound [Read more]
<i>Donald Trump, the most popular Republican presidential candidate, didn’t shine during the debate with his rivals. His answers were irrelevant, and after an hour he gave the impression of being overwhelmed by the erudition of his colleagues.</i>
Actually, there were two separate debates: the first with the less [Read more]
The support given to Trump, incomprehensible to the political intelligentsia of other nations, may be an instinctive means for the American people to protect themselves from the disappearance of their distinctive characteristics.
Conflict between the U.S. and China can have global economic repercussions.
Even now, decades later, the American judicial system continues to shock outside observers, both with its harshness toward young criminals and the children it considers as such.
There is something particularly rotten about 2015: a different type of insolence, an astonishing and, indeed, new lack of modesty.