Last Tuesday, July 31, the trial of Paul Manafort, the former chair of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, began. There are 12 charges against him, including conspiracy against the United States and money laundering. He directed the Trump campaign from March to August 2016. His resignation was associated with the [Read more]
The difficulty of getting out of this mess is that for both Washington and Ankara, the issue has become a topic of national pride.
Donald Trump has devoted his term to drawing battle lines all over the place.
The situation today is much worse than in the past.
[T]he most striking aspect of this crisis is its profound dehumanization.
What Trump would be proposing as we said in November 2016, is a type of total commercial war, with changes in global equilibria, but also in the principal paradigms of world order.
This action, so cruel and contrary to the basic principles of human rights, produced an angry reaction, mostly within the United States.
[Trump's] verbal abuse and dehumanization of Mexican and Latin immigrants take the traditional U.S. policy against persons living or entering the country illegally to another level.
Let us not lose sight of the fact that at the apex of this entire Trump circus, there is the smell of midterm elections.
No human being is illegal ... Borders are meant to be crossed.