Sadly (but happily for Russian President Vladimir Putin), that is the reality of a world in which the US has abandoned any pretense of global leadership.
Among the leading culprits is the U.S., which has burned coal, oil and other fossil fuels en route to developing the wealthiest economy in global history.
The US has been out of line with the mainstream of economic and social development in Asia.
The president ... now facing impeachment ... bipartisan criticism for withdrawing troops from the Syrian border, has ... greeted the killing of the self-styled Caliphate leader with an overdose of gory details.
Donald Trump’s possible second term portends the hardening of a nationalist and isolationist politics that shut America and Europe into themselves, and could critically undermine the multilateralism that defines the old world order which Trump has assiduously been trying to undermine.
Trump’s desertion of the Kurds reveals how close his foreign policy really is to that of Barack Obama.