Francis ... runs the risk of ending his papacy being dragged through the most putrid parts of a church that is in the midst of one of its largest secular crises ever.
The synchronicity between the Vatican and Vladimir Putin, in terms of foreign policy, is visibly growing.
<i>Today, the two meet at the Vatican; it is a change of perspective for the U.S. president who is said to be honored by the invitation of Pope Francis, even though the electoral campaign wasn't without confrontations, such as the one about the Mexican border wall.*</i>
After the rather less than friendly exchanges [Read more]
Political analyst Avigdor Eskin on Donald Trump’s first foreign trip.
President Trump’s first foreign trip brought him unchallenged triumph in the promotion of the U.S. defense industry’s interests. The $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia can help him adjust relations with the U.S. establishment, which is [Read more]
• <i>Donald Trump sets off on his first overseas tour.</i>
• <i>The president will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and the pope.</i>
• <i>His hosts will welcome Trump for different reasons.</i>
If times were normal, President Donald Trump’s staff would probably have the jitters about the days ahead. The [Read more]