[I]t’s not so much Trump fooling the people. It’s the people wanting to believe him, even when he spews lies.
It’s a vision of a Europe that increasingly differs on matters of principle not only with America, but with the Anglo-Saxon world more generally.
Erdogan immediately ... called for his supporters to back him in this “national battle” in the name of Allah against the dollar.
Disturbing Turkey is similar to playing with the arrival of an unpredictable tsunami.
The US-Turkey relationship is in a state of disrepair and both sides should embark on some effective and energetic diplomacy to stop the rot.
The difficulty of getting out of this mess is that for both Washington and Ankara, the issue has become a topic of national pride.
The idea of a nuclear Germany seems odd. However, simply considering it makes us realize we are at the mercy of a transition.
Trump’s European trip ... has clearly shown the unbelievable weaknesses of this important figure who ... is turning the leading world power into an erratic and unreliable country.