'We are Rome and Trump is Nero.'
It is not to be hoped that Trump would understand history, nor is it reasonable to suppose that he would know his country is no longer an empire
International agreements and trust are a two-way street used by Europe for many years to move in only one direction.
Everything is being done to avoid agreeing with the position Moscow supports.
Since the end of World War II, Europe has lived with a greater amount of challenges and threats related to defense. This is why the meeting of NATO participants in Brussels is extremely important. Beyond that, it was the first personal contact the new United States president had with many heads of state of Western [Read more]
'There is no doubt this is yet another good day for Vladimir Putin.'
The American president is a politician who doesn’t try to persuade anyone. If there exists in his view of the world any personality whom it makes sense to persuade, that person is he himself. And as long as he persuades himself of anything, he regards it as an axiom, which it is not then necessary to prove, give [Read more]
<i>As CNN’s star commentator, Van Jones, acknowledged, Donald Trump should have really become president on Feb. 28 at his first address to Congress.</i>
In a tone that was sober and presidential, optimistic and cheerful, he emphatically paid tribute to soldier Ryan Owens, who was killed in Yemen. “That was one [Read more]
The Europeans should not increase their expenditures to do Trump a favor. The 2 percent is not a gift to the U.S., but instead a necessary investment in their own security.