Can you imagine a start to 2020 where Trump announces that his country is leaving NAFTA, a few weeks after adding Mexican drug cartels to the list of terrorist organizations—something that could happen on Friday?
It won’t be easy ... with Trump in the middle of running a reelection campaign and Mexico as his punching bag.
In the eyes of the U.S., Mexico’s response to the cartels was simply a sort of pax narca that had only led to the increasing flow of drugs, particularly synthetic drugs and opioids, into U.S. territory.
We don't know what Trump's demands will be, relative to his new threat. We do know that the threatening speech will not end.
[T]he predominant belief among [Mexicans] interviewed who say they are very interested in politics is that Trump will be removed from office.
Almost three years after the start of his presidency, Trump remains committed to building the border wall, a cornerstone of his 2016 election campaign.
The obvious question concerns Trump’s flattery and tolerance of Erdogan, even when Trump's most loyal Republican supporters firmly oppose him in this matter.
There was no smoking gun to fell Trump, but there was an accumulation of testimony that confirms a narrative.
A truly convoluted interpretation would be required to conclude that Trump is not guilty.
Drug trafficking has plunged Mexico into a state of war that is dramatic and costly enough that no one, even Donald Trump, should feel tempted to use it for his or her own benefit.