<i>The U.S. president was in Vietnam for the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, which he essentially wants to leave. Shinzo Abe’s Japan assumes leadership.</i>
It is strange to hear the slogan “America First” in Vietnam, and specifically in a place like Da Nang, which was devastated by the war: [Read more]
Today ... it seems almost well established that there is a private paramilitary system that exists for engagement in wars or crisis scenarios.
Like in the famous bikini metaphor, those 2,890 uncovered files become irrelevant because all the attention is on what remains covered.
Actually governing the country must seem a boring and unappealing job for Trump, much like managing an apartment complex.
In this tormented end to 2017, the two powerful dream machines ... are seeing their reputation collapse simultaneously through scandals and incidents of varying kinds.
The news that thousands of mercenaries were being trained to invade Qatar shows how essential these contractor companies are becoming in contemporary warfare.
<i>Alabama’s conservative voters have rejected the Republican candidate supported by President Trump. They preferred someone who appeared to be ineligible: the racist and homophobic Roy Moore.</i>
In the remote South of the United States, during the senatorial primary in a special election in Alabama – far from [Read more]
Finally, the results have been confirmed. Judge Roy Moore, endorsed by the American “alt-right”* and Steve Bannon, has managed to prevail in the Alabama Republican senatorial primary. He defeated Luther Strange, the candidate of both the Republican establishment and of President Trump.
The judge became famous [Read more]