The scandal is a factual, metaphorical and timely clone of Watergate.
The Nixonian stench is there, and
Trump has a special capacity for self-destruction.
It cannot be helped that President Trump’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey is being criticized as a blatant move to crush the investigation into Russian ties. I would like to warn that, unless the “Russiagate" suspicion can be explained, the United States will face grave problems in the future.
Trump might have crossed a line from which there is no return.
It is not possible to describe the trajectory of China’s rise in recent years as anything but meteoric.