The chaos and suspense created around the Paris accord takes on a whole new meaning—a diversionary tactic to distract attention from infinitely more embarrassing matters.
For [North Korea] to think that the 'brinkmanship' technique they have been using till now is going to work with the Trump administration is a misunderstanding and a miscalculation.
It seems clear that the U.S. will continue to opt against military action, at least for now.
Korea cannot remain defensive anymore; we need to be more proactive in our response.
In this “war on drugs” rerun that Trump’s team of “hawks” is pushing from Washington ... Latin American countries ... are being called on to suffer the consequences.
<i>The fight against terrorism, the issue of NATO, and relations with Russia will be at the heart of discussions on Tuesday between the German chancellor and the U.S. president, animated by very different values. The Trump administration recently attacked Germany for its $65 billion trade surplus.*</i>
Instability in the U.S.-European alliance will cause worldwide instability, Japan included.
Political experience, determination, respect in Congress. His vice-president, Mike Pence, brings what Donald Trump lacks. Politically, he is at least just as extreme.
While the new U.S. president tangles with the press, someone else is pulling the strings of the new American government in the background: Vice [Read more]
<i>Political analyst Yevgeyny Minchenko on the most likely consequences of the American senators’ new bill.</i>
The essence of the new bill introduced by U.S. senators is the following. Inside the Republican Party, there are a few senators intently building their political clout on the conflict with Russia. These [Read more]