The EU and the rest of the world are forming the opinion that the U.S. is heading down the road of nationalism.
Everyone’s been talking about it: Trump and Macron’s 'manly' handshake. But another Brussels-related matter has been talked about far less.
<i>After the election victory of Emmanuel Macron in France, Europe’s stock markets are becoming attractive for investors again. For them, the continent also has a key advantage with respect to the U.S.</i>
What a difference. Jan. 20: Donald Trump continues his populist tirades in his speech upon taking office, [Read more]
It is possible that an inexperienced president in charge of the world’s most powerful country and the strife in the EU may offer Russia a lucky chance.
<i>Trump and his allies must know that Europe exists and that [unless anti-EU elections get in its way] it has every intention to keep existing.</i>
Assuming he gave a single thought to Europe after his electoral triumph, Donald Trump must have asked himself the same question that Henry Kissinger asked a long time [Read more]
Politics have neglected to distribute the gains of globalization in a socially acceptable manner.
<b>France has pronounced the free trade agreement with the USA dead. Austria's government is also becoming increasingly skeptical. The EU and USA are pounding out exhortations to carry on, but a deal under Obama is unrealistic.</b>
Now it has come to this. Top politicians in Europe are officially laying the [Read more]
It might well be true that the meeting between Putin and Erdogan does not herald Turkey’s exit from NATO and an understanding between the two autocrats to divide the Middle East. But it is just as true that the handshake between the Russian and Turkish presidents constitutes definitive proof of the total failure of [Read more]