It is almost as if President Trump was enthusiastically and deliberately destroying his bespoke suit, to then proudly display his rags.
The Netanyahu-Trump duo ... is an explosive alliance of two narcissists who have abandoned the dysfunctional domestic politics of their respective countries in order to dictate international behavior.
Trump’s kind of reasoning will not succeed in the Middle East.
Iran enjoyed and benefited from the moment when the Arab world was at its most fragmented, and the West at its most rudderless. That period may now be coming to an end.
[W]ashington is more inclined toward the arrogance of power and issuing political dictates.
We can’t accuse Trump of not doing what he promised during his campaign. And that is an issue, since the planet has become subordinate to this American isolationism...
The strange pair ... were tasked with blessing ... a ceremony in which suits, ties, smiles and grease paint created a surreal contrast with the violence that exploded just a few dozen miles away.