“In case a country for whatever reason fails to meet its commitments [under the deal], it will have to pay the heavy price of non-compliance. It doesn’t matter what country it is,”
...at the present juncture, the interests of the United States are at odds with the interests of its traditional allies such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
He likes to take credit for successes but to blame failures on others. So just in case the military actions would be a failure, he is outsourcing the actual decisions to the military.
The decision to cancel support for the moderate Syrian opposition reflects America’s true position on the Syrian issue, which is that there was never a day when it aimed to overthrow the Assad regime.
The American president began his term on the right track with the dramatic U.S. attack on Syria in April that gained him much praise. But subsequent U.S. actions have been far less impressive.
The peaceful nuclear program is a Western con, since any research program, whatever its intention, can have military applications.
Trump's conceited nature cannot, in the end, predominate if it damages the policies and interests of America.
<i>Word is that Gen. McMaster prevented Donald Trump from dismantling the Iran treaty. Is this a victory of diplomacy over muscle-flexing? Not at all.</i>
We have read that at the end of, shall we say, a tumultuous consultation on the nuclear deal with Iran, the American president has issued the following statement: [Read more]
President Donald Trump is meeting his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Paris. The two men have already met twice before: shaking hands in Brussels and posing side by side in Hamburg for a group photo. Their next meeting, on the occasion of Bastille Day, gives them the opportunity to hammer out the details of their [Read more]
The biggest unknown remains Donald Trump himself, and his total unpredictability.