[T]empting as it is to be satisfied with current financial and macroeconomic conditions, we must be careful not to disregard a key element of future perspectives.
Apart from itself, the greatest opponent of the establishment of a politically unified Europe is the United States.
[O]verall, the end result amounts to American consumers seeing price increases and manufacturers not gaining a thing.
For the first time since the end of World War II, Europe is on its own, without its big brother, unaccustomed to geopolitical reality.
The issue of relations with Beijing will be one of the new Commission’s tests and be of strategic importance in the context of the U.S.-China trade war.
Arguably, however, it is America’s extraordinary ability to assimilate and leverage immigrant talent – not to mention defending America’s allies when called for – that has made the United States a superpower.
U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw American troops from Syria, clearing the way for a Turkish offensive against the Kurds, is an unconscionable betrayal of a strategic ally. One would expect such disloyalty from a fascist or otherwise dictatorial regime.
Divining, assessing and adjudicating the mental health of this US president has become more than just a parlor game.
The fear is that U.S. sanctions will result in European retaliation, followed by new U.S. sanctions and more European retaliation.