Darroch, a diplomat with almost 30 years of service, also disparaged Trump’s personal skills.
One could be forgiven for seriously wondering if what we are dealing with right now might not be a Cold War redux: Russo-West relations have hit rock bottom, again, with Russian diplomats being expelled in quick succession by the U.S., among other countries.
The direct precipitant of all this geopolitical [Read more]
Trump’s approach to the North is far from a strategic attempt to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
<i>Why Trump cannot live up to the expectations of normalizing relations with Russia</i>
<i>The overall love toward Donald Trump in Russia is giving place to disappointment. Shortly after the U.S. press secretary stated that his boss is expecting Moscow to return Crimea back to Ukraine, the question of whether we [Read more]
Without genuflecting, because neither my grandparents nor my parents ever made me bow my head, I thank Obama for visiting my island. The trail he has left behind in his brief time here has great value; it could shift the best of our combined thinking back into the foreground. It has the opportunity to vindicate what [Read more]
In 1978, when the People's Republic of China and the United States were negotiating the opening of official diplomatic relations, set for January of the following year, the issue of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan was left up in the air as a matter to be dealt with once relations had been established. Thirty-six years later, [Read more]
And as such, is the U.S. obligated to commence the normalization of its relations with the Cuban government and people in an honorable fashion? Or is all of this a short-term farce?
Although the handshake between George H.W. Bush and Gorbachev in 1989 was used to bury the Cold War, there are still some traces of that period in which the planet was divided into two large blocks. However, yesterday was a historic day because the most symbolic and important of those traces reached an end: the [Read more]
<i>Why did the U.S. move to engage with the "Castro dictatorship?" Günter Pohl tries to find answers.</i>
"End of an Ice Age," "The Final Chapter of the Cold War," "Normalization of Relations," "End of the Blockade": these words were written all over international media reports regarding the speech made by Raúl [Read more]