The signing by the American president of new anti-Russian sanctions and the rather sharp reaction to them by a number of European politicians have raised hopes among Russian political analysts close to the Kremlin of a reassessment of Europe’s as yet negative attitude toward Russia.
Barack Obama had eight years in which to dissuade North Korea, but he irresponsibly squandered this time.
He has already demonstrated how unpredictable he can be in the conflict with North Korea. Many observers believe that Trump has become a burden on financial markets.
What is certain is that the president should not underestimate the potential danger that his former adviser represents.
Trump's decision to ax DACA is significant far beyond the narrow purview of immigration, for it shows that when push comes to shove and times are tough, the president will always play to his nationalist, anti-immigrant base.
It appears though that, despite all his talk of victory, he is mostly acting out of fear of a final defeat.
What if Donald Trump were right for a change? Not everything has to be wrong just because he does it.