Taking into account that Washington prepares a new sanction package for every response from Moscow, the confrontation is closing in on itself, and continues to spiral, with each new round provoking the next one.
Unlike the situation in Iraq in 2003, an attack against Syria today carries serious risk of a war among the world powers.
What's more, Trump's real feelings for Putin, warm as they may be, are completely immaterial in such an atmosphere.
Donald Trump and Nikki Haley’s threats prove, once again, their ignorance of, or indifference to, the dynamics of the Middle East.
<i>Trump’s cut to the U.S. contribution to the U.N. budget meets the definition of duress. A suggestion from the year 1945 should now be taken up again.</i>
“No member of the United Nations should finance more than a maximum of 10 percent of its budget so that the new world organization does not get caught in [Read more]
The importance of having a democracy is in trouble in Western countries among the younger generations. Several polls suggest that they tend to see it as nonessential. There are several hypotheses: One blames programs such as “House of Cards” for causing their disgust, an adolescent and idealistic mindset which [Read more]