The only thing protecting the prime minister from harsher criticism of his failures is that the U.S. president’s are even worse.
The president’s advice involves ingesting bleach, which for some of us is beginning to seem like the only rational response.
The WHO isn’t the only international body that has failed to have any meaningful impact on the current crisis. The UN ... only held its first discussion on the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic last week.
Pandemics can also greatly change political maps.
But Trump is clearly worried about the electoral consequences of a massive death toll and a recession that could see unemployment of over 20%.
That both of these deeply flawed leaders represent “leaders of the Free World,” speaks volumes about the current state of Western “civilization.”
Trump’s efforts, coming amid his trade war with China, are widely seen as being mostly about containing the technological ambitions of his country’s biggest competitor and rival.
U.S. officials warn that signing up Huawei could 'diminish the appetite' for a U.S.-U.K. trade deal.
Wednesday may mark phase one of the agreement, but it’s minor progress when set against the US president’s ceaseless attacks on the WTO’s appeals body.