The President impetuously agreed to a summit meeting, with little if any consultation with experienced diplomats. That’s his style. That left officials scrambling to pick up the pieces. But what officials?
If the president wants sanctions to work he should use them as a scalpel, not as a blunderbuss.
A few absurd minutes were all it took for President Orange to destroy an edifice patiently constructed by all, for the good of all.
The unilateral abandonment of an agreement involving the principle world powers effectively positions the U.S. as an unpredictable, and therefore barely trustworthy, partner.
The age of American dominance is over, and Washington has much less power than in past decades.
<i>If Kim had his grandfather’s imagination and could find the time, he could come to Europe by train. There are a couple arguments in favor of his coming to Warsaw.</i>
In the next couple of weeks, a meeting between the North Korean leader and the president of the United States is to take place. Only then will [Read more]
But behind the smokescreen of the American president’s flamboyance and Moscow’s World-War-III innuendo, both sides have shown cool-headed restraint.