If the US fails to rebuild the system, it may threaten to withdraw from it, and completely become a destroyer of the current structure of international relations.
Bernstein’s opening sentence is 109 words long, each one of them weighted. The jaw-dropping detail continues for sentence after sentence: how Trump has verbally abused world leaders...[,] panders to Putin and Erdogan, refuses to read briefings, boasts about his wealth, is routinely outplayed by rivals, and jeopardizes national security.
Vaccine nationalism, as it's called, could put the U.S. front of the queue for a jab. It would mean doses are allocated on the basis of nationality, not global clinical need. As one of the world's richest nations, the US can pay what it takes to do a deal.
<i>Andrzej Duda wanted to avoid it. But it did not work. Donald Trump used him to punish Angela Merkel one more time. Now it is not clear what Poland will gain from it.</i>
The American president has long made a specialty out of criticizing the chancellor. However, during Wednesday’s news conference following his [Read more]
With just a few months until the election, defeat has not only begun stalking the White House, but it has begun to knock on its doors.
[A]mong some in Trump’s party, even a face mask is considered unpatriotic.
Filing indiscriminate lawsuits against China is a dead end; there is no factual basis, no legal basis, and no international precedent.
[B]luster has failed to conceal the march of the [coronavirus] from high-density Democrat states into Republican ones... Returning from a Tulsa stadium on Saturday, which revealed rows of empty seats, Trump looked bedraggled. I have seen him on top form — and this is not it.
[T]he country is in the hands of someone unable to comprehend the dimension of his own ignorance.