Sessions frames these leaks as a threat to national security, but he fails to mention the threat presented by the central players in these events.
Trump's displays of power seem more like a way of escaping a reality that is much more difficult and complex than he could have imagined as a candidate.
Mexico is entering a new stage of NAFTA without having clarified what the specific national interests were that guided its creation more than 20 years ago, and which are encouraging its redefinition today.
They isolated him, or perhaps it is fair to say, he isolated himself.
This past week, at the request of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the first hearings on NAFTA were held in Washington, D.C, at which all types of groups with an interest in the treaty came together. This exercise provides catharsis to many groups, since they have a limited capacity for lobbying. [Read more]
The priorities of empires are usually more important than those of the reigning emperor. The sanctions imposed on Russia constitute a hostile act.
There is unending mourning in the U.S. because 325 million people live with 310 million guns.
Trump has shown himself to be an appalling Islamophobe, and has thereby succeeded in making the world a much more insecure place.
Actions create consequences for societies as well as individuals.
He is a chess player who anticipates his moves months in advance, as his own colleagues have described him.