The Donald has said he likes Canada and Canadians. Hopefully, he does not “like” us in the same way that he “likes” Mexicans, Hispanics and the other targets of convenience in his crosshairs.
Simply put, the rise of Trump represents the rise conservatism, nationalism and protectionism in the American populace as well as pushback against globalization, free trade, immigration, terrorism and the rise of developing nations.
The promises in the political rhetoric (of all the candidates) suppose a new political strategy, especially since about $8 trillion of the debt is held abroad, and most of it is the hands of nations deemed hostile or unfriendly to America.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had announced that the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, who served as the first secretary of the treasury (1789-1795) and established the country’s first bank, would no longer be the face of the $10 bill.* He should have rethought his decision, though, as the musical “Hamilton” [Read more]
<i>Barack Obama has already put forth a hesitant attempt to reduce America’s international commitments. The tone of hostility focused on globalization in the election leads one to assume that this trend will grow stronger.</i>
The wall Donald Trump wants to have built on the border between the U.S. and Mexico is [Read more]
The moment when, in the military arena, America turns to isolationism, its will for hegemony in cyberspace is confirmed...