[A]lternating bromance and harsh criticism is not necessarily going to make the U.S. president credible in the eyes of China and Russia.
America is a hazard to itself.
Pressure to prevent a shutdown under Republican leadership is enormous. Failed negotiations may strain not only the economy, but overshadow recent successes with tax reform.
Trump styling himself as the spokesman for regular Americans was of course always a ruse devoid of any real meaning.
Donald Trump clearly could not care less about balancing interests. The only foreign policy deal he is happy with is one that makes him feel like he has won.
Whoever finds Trump’s move irrational and dangerous just needs to soberly look at the logic of American and German Middle East policy for the last 15 years.
Europe will not be able to compensate for the loss of authority that the U.S. has inflicted upon itself here.
It is actually clear: Flynn is telling all. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has won him over as a key witness.