[I]t is very peculiar for the U.S. president to abandon a meeting with his main allies halfway through and show more consideration for someone who is still a bitter enemy on paper.
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.
Without a doubt, China has high interest in “taking the situation back in hand” and convincing Kim to be a more amenable partner than the United States.
The issues raised by Washington can be tackled, but it is wrong to destroy what was achieved in the absence of valid alternatives.
<b>(Chicago)</b> It’s the afternoon of July 15, 1933, when 24 Savoia-Marchetti S.55 hydroplanes descend on the smooth, flat waters of Lake Michigan, before the city of Chicago. They have just completed one of the greatest feats in the history of aviation by flying in locked formation from Rome to the United States, [Read more]
History shows a long list of wars that began 'by chance.'
Since the age of innocence has (long since) ended, Zuckerberg needs to demonstrate that he can make Facebook's transition into 'adulthood.'
Charlottesville is a peaceful little town; one of those built with red brick at the end of the 19th century and barely changed over time. Yet a statue of the Southern general, Robert E. Lee, has shaken up life in this small town. The American left considers it a symbol of racism and wants to remove it. Their project [Read more]
The United States’ strategy in the Middle East can be well understood by the use of its bases on its allies’ land. The presence of a U.S. outpost in a country is always an indication of significance, but the withdrawal from one base to another is an especially unequivocal sign of major changes taking place.
Perhaps now that the Trump administration is preparing for a great offensive against Beijing, it has rediscovered the usefulness of Europe’s involvement.