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Relaxation and Propaganda at Games, but No Breakthrough Yet

March 10, 2018 // NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands - Dutch

Besides speed skating and curling, the endurance sport of politics took place in Pyeongchang. It was a competition with few contestants – the United States, North Korea and South Korea – but with high stakes: relaxation on the Korean Peninsula and the prelude to dialogue with the nearly nuclear power of North [Read more]

What Kind of Impression Did Pence Leave Behind?

January 31, 2018 // Alghad - Jordan - Arabic

It is certainly clear that during his recent visit to Amman and Cairo, Vice President Mike Pence sought to reaffirm the strong partnership and ties among the United States’ historical allies in the region. He also sought to alleviate the justifiable fears which have been a natural reaction to President Donald [Read more]

New American Ambassador Makes a False Start

January 16, 2018 // NRC Handelsblad - Netherlands - Dutch

If, as the Dutch saying goes, the first blow is worth a thaler,* then the new American ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra, achieved the opposite and lost a lot of money on Wednesday, his first official day. During a first meeting with the press at his office in The Hague, Hoekstra stubbornly refused to [Read more]

Trump and Chaos

October 24, 2017 // Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Russia - Russian

Donald Trump, however paradoxical it sounds, both personifies chaos and serves as an instrument to restrain it.
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