Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

May 2017

More Words, Less Action

May 31, 2017 // Izvestia - Russia - Russian

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]

United States and Mexico: Self-Deception

May 31, 2017 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

<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]

Trump Presidency: Signs of Implosion

May 31, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

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]

Words of the Trumpists

May 30, 2017 // Le Vif - Belgium - French

<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]
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