The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights estimates that only 10 percent of people from the LGBTI community go to the police when they are assaulted.
Trump does not see America as the leader or protecting power of “the free world” or “the West” with all the rights, duties and costs, but also profits, that that role brings with it.
This week’s lesson is that Trump is happy to hear flattery, but does not let it alter the course of his policies.
Even though the EU and the U.S. are natural partners in rewriting world trade rules with China, Trump's strategy risks depriving Washington of a strategic ally.
[I]t is useless to talk about European defense, much less a European army.
Perhaps now that the Trump administration is preparing for a great offensive against Beijing, it has rediscovered the usefulness of Europe’s involvement.