At the end of his tour of Asia, Trump will appear to be the leader of a marginalized power. At least, that is how Chinese propaganda will exploit it. It won’t be wrong.
Trump has proven to be indifferent to the fundamental values that shaped the postwar world, such as the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and open trade.
If Trump manages to convince Congress to overturn this agreement by voting for sanctions against Tehran ... it would be the end of this century’s greatest success in multilateral negotiations.
<i>There’s much to criticize in American politics, says honorary professor André Liebich. Except for one admirable thing: the First Amendment of the Constitution consecrated in the freedom of expression. In Europe, censorship is gaining ground.</i>
There is plenty in the United States to criticize and oppose: [Read more]
To make matters worse, his reputation as an impulsive, angry president, unpredictable and devoid of all moral authority, sticks to his skin like a too-small Halloween costume.
During the election campaign, Trump was already struggling to distance himself from white supremacists ... Now, he’s cultivating ambiguity.
Trump’s wall plan ... buries the image of the United States as a land of welcome.
It’s clear that countries already investing in alternatives to coal and petrol today will be the leaders of tomorrow.
Did he act out of gross incompetence or was he compromised by the Kremlin?