There are things President Donald Trump says and does which also transcend reason.
[W]hen the unconventional tycoon announced he was running in the presidential primary elections, the Kremlin raised a glass in celebration.
<i>The U.S. president seems determined to constantly praise a rival who has attempted to undermine his country in different ways. It is as if the head and the body of the country were independent from each other.</i>
Donald Trump should “check the soccer ball” that Vladimir Putin gave him during their meeting in [Read more]
[N]othing strengthens Putin like seeing a president of the United States weaken the Atlantic alliance.
The administration will stop when it feels American businesses will be damaged.
The American side acceded to the Russian concept of “double truth,” avoided controversy, and thus did not negotiate anything substantive.
We have to work on the basis of reality rather than wishful thinking. Now that Moscow has jumped into the fray, it needs not only better knowledge and understanding of American internal political realities than it has ever had before, but also infinite caution.
[T]his conflict ... could bring about a crisis with a serious transformative impact on global politics and economics.
What Trump would be proposing as we said in November 2016, is a type of total commercial war, with changes in global equilibria, but also in the principal paradigms of world order.