For China, Trump’s retreat was more of a stroke of luck, a giant step on the path to becoming the superpower in Southeast Asia.
The message is clear – whoever wants to overshadow the boss, whoever blabs to the press without authorization, whoever criticizes the Trump family like Bannon did, will be mercilessly seen off.
Trump will work with the GOP when he believes it suits him personally and he won't when he believes it does not. That's because the core of Trumpism remains unchanged whether Steve Bannon is gone or not: Donald Trump first.
The U.S. president’s behavior regarding North Korea is reminiscent of the “Lemon Popsicle” movies. Except that it is not funny.
[W]hy should those laying the wires be permitted to decide what flows through the wires?
<i>Trump’s cut to the U.S. contribution to the U.N. budget meets the definition of duress. A suggestion from the year 1945 should now be taken up again.</i>
“No member of the United Nations should finance more than a maximum of 10 percent of its budget so that the new world organization does not get caught in [Read more]
They are the most valuable corporations in the world: Apple, Google parent Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook. Their market value of a roughly combined $3.4 billion corresponds to Germany’s yearly economic output.
These so-called superstar corporations occupy such a dominant position in their sector that [Read more]
[A]lternating bromance and harsh criticism is not necessarily going to make the U.S. president credible in the eyes of China and Russia.
America is a hazard to itself.