The American attack against a Syrian air base in the early hours of yesterday morning risks unpredictable consequences, in a conflict where a peaceful solution is even further from reach. The military action is in response to the use of chemical weapons through an air strike upon a rebel-held area, almost certainly [Read more]
Assad might have unintentionally triggered the start of a new, global confrontation headed by a president in need of approval.
The possibility of a large military campaign against Assad may be an American bluff.
In this situation, it is impossible not to acknowledge that the Mexican government, not the government of the United States, opened the door to this undesirable state of affairs.
The wall along the Mexican border that Donald Trump wants was at the heart of Tuesday's budget negotiations in Congress, where the Democratic opposition absolutely refused to vote for a dollar toward its construction, and the wall is on the brink of triggering a power struggle, according to Congressional leaders.
Both the U.S. and Mexican governments turned a blind eye, thereby leaving the passage of workers in the hands of criminals.
On April 7, the U.S. used 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to attack a Syrian government military air base. With such a fierce military strike against the Assad regime, what was Washington’s intention?
Attacking Syria was a victory for establishment Republicans. During his second term, Barack Obama focused American [Read more]
Everybody’s known from the very beginning that President Trump is a decisive guy. The moment he settled into the White House, he began to carry out his most scandalous campaign promises. But no one expected him to attack Syria, since the new American leader wasn’t ashamed of his status as a neophyte in foreign [Read more]
Trump looks like a person who is absolutely incapable of carrying anything through to its conclusion.
Some analysts interpreted this as a shattering of the last illusions of possible improvements in Russia-U.S. relations. However, I would not make a drama out of this situation. Implementation of new sanctions is most likely Trump’s tactical ploy rather than a strategic one. During the period of stigmatization that is [Read more]