The Saud family depends on the American military umbrella for its survival.
<i> An important staff change has taken place at the White House. Mike Pompeo has been nominated as U.S. secretary of state to replacing Rex Tillerson. Oleg Ignatov, Deputy Director of the Center for Political Context, explains what to expect from the new secretary of State.</i>
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After 10 months in office, Trump has pruned relations with Cuba to the point that only a stunted trunk remains.
Trump’s journey to Asia, his most important foreign policy act since taking office, has generally been rated a fiasco. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman expressed it most colorfully in an article headlined: "China Could Sell Trump the Brooklyn Bridge." Translated into the Czech context, where that assessment [Read more]
Trump’s positive rapport with President Xi may be what is causing a closer relationship between the two countries, despite the policy disagreements.
Trump showed a great deal of respect to Xi Jinping and flooded him with compliments, but apparently he didn’t manage to accomplish much.
If some in the Arab region had ... imagined that Trump, with these idiotic policies ... was going to reinstate the U.S. as the world’s police and sole superpower ... they ... are both delusional and naïve.
There will be a moment when the president’s failures will drain the Republicans' patience, and they will abandon him.