Trump still hasn’t realized that he is no longer an outsider or counterpower. He is now the power and has the power: He cannot have his cake and eat it too. He is the president of the United States. He speaks for the United States. He has at his disposition the physical and brutal powers of military and economic [Read more]
Sharp-tongued journalists from the White House press pool have already compared Trump's press secretary to Saddam Hussein's official representative.
Political experience, determination, respect in Congress. His vice-president, Mike Pence, brings what Donald Trump lacks. Politically, he is at least just as extreme.
While the new U.S. president tangles with the press, someone else is pulling the strings of the new American government in the background: Vice [Read more]
Barack Obama will deliver his farewell speech to the nation on Tuesday, Jan. 10.* He should emphasize his government's success in economic affairs and in combating inequality. He could also take advantage of the opportunity to draw up a positive assessment of a foreign policy that recalled the indispensable nature of [Read more]
At the farewell press conference on his eve of his departure from the White House, Barack Obama offered a range of advice and recommendations for his successor, Donald Trump. He concentrated on foreign policy, with the Middle East in particular. Though he put forth his best efforts to advise the next team during the [Read more]