Political analyst Avigdor Eskin on Donald Trump’s first foreign trip.
President Trump’s first foreign trip brought him unchallenged triumph in the promotion of the U.S. defense industry’s interests. The $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia can help him adjust relations with the U.S. establishment, which is [Read more]
<i>Twenty years ago, statements by Rex Tillerson and John Kelly blaming the origin of violence in Mexico on the high consumption of drugs in the United States may have had some journalistic or sociological value. Today, the secretary of state and the Homeland Security secretary repeat banal phrases to which only the [Read more]
As soon as he arrived at the White House, Donald Trump was quick to prove his incompetence and his ability to abuse his power. His presidency is surpassing itself in a slippery fashion with the new bombshell that he asked the director of the FBI to classify the investigation into Michael Flynn, briefly a national [Read more]
The gap between furious rhetoric and political reality is correspondingly large.
<i>As CNN’s star commentator, Van Jones, acknowledged, Donald Trump should have really become president on Feb. 28 at his first address to Congress.</i>
In a tone that was sober and presidential, optimistic and cheerful, he emphatically paid tribute to soldier Ryan Owens, who was killed in Yemen. “That was one [Read more]
The Europeans should not increase their expenditures to do Trump a favor. The 2 percent is not a gift to the U.S., but instead a necessary investment in their own security.
The US president is playing with fire, yet it would appear that he doesn't really care about possible consequences.