Faced with ridicule and criticism, President Trump, who values profit more than reputation, is still doing things his way.
Using a commercial ship as a magic weapon to defend territorial waters and to safeguard maritime rights seems a bit preposterous.
The Chinese are suppressing an investigation into the miserable conditions that prevail in the factories making products for the Ivanka Trump brand. Why?
Trump's decision is a stark display of that rare phenomenon when a superpower yields power without it being taken away by its rivals.
Washington will provide the power to lead the world backward.
It is clear that other international forces are gaining ground and competing with the United States.
McCain is like a lead violinist who plays only one song, or a singer who knows just one aria.
Trump’s current political troubles will very likely continue to get worse and develop into a slow fermentation rather than a political storm.
The gap between furious rhetoric and political reality is correspondingly large.
The "New Silk Road" proposed by Beijing would increase Chinese influence in global trade.