The Americans, according to experts, are retreating. The current world is made for new leaders.
Experts had predicted that the post-Cold War era would be one of reconciliation and cooperation, while Trump views the world as a field of competing dangers.
A strong, unified and independent Iraq still struggles to find a role in the Arab region given the problems with Israeli security on the one hand, and regional expansion projects on the other.
Trump’s positive rapport with President Xi may be what is causing a closer relationship between the two countries, despite the policy disagreements.
During a luncheon with U.N. Security Council ambassadors at the White House last week, President Donald Trump described the state of U.S. contributions to the United Nations as there being “much work” for the ambassadors to achieve, and pushed for reform. He described the budget of the international organization as [Read more]
It is clear that other international forces are gaining ground and competing with the United States.
American policy ... has bet on successive U.S. administrations and now Trump to solve the problem, despite their blatant bias toward the enemy.
Inertia means stability and lack of movement. But sometimes things move very quickly, and do so repeatedly so as to seem rigid to the lazy eye. For example, the Palestinian situation seems frozen, although it has been moving with great speed. It has gone down a virtual black hole, which swallows it in a deliberate [Read more]
At the farewell press conference on his eve of his departure from the White House, Barack Obama offered a range of advice and recommendations for his successor, Donald Trump. He concentrated on foreign policy, with the Middle East in particular. Though he put forth his best efforts to advise the next team during the [Read more]