Trump is the spectator at a game that has slipped out of his control.
Recently, President Trump formally signed a bill imposing sanctions on Russia, putting an end to a discussion that had lasted for several days. No matter the extent to which Trump did it because he had no other alternative or the extent to which Russia would be disappointed, the decision to carry out a new round of [Read more]
Anything is possible. Even if, for the time being, it is just a verbal escalation, there is no guarantee that a nuclear war will not break out between the United States and North Korea.
The flurry of activity in the Senate seems to reflect a sense of crisis enveloping the White House and the American public.
<i>After Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. in April, there was much said about a so-called bromance between Donald Trump and the Chinese leader. There were also rumors about better relations with Russia. However old antagonisms are returning and hard politics are winning over soft ones.</i>
Last Sunday, an American [Read more]
The priorities of empires are usually more important than those of the reigning emperor. The sanctions imposed on Russia constitute a hostile act.
Two international strongmen, President Trump and Chinese President Xi, have so far made numerous comments that focus on putting their national interests first in all areas.
The North Korean nuclear problem has been dragging on for a long time. The new U.S. administration wants to make a breakthrough on the issue, but this is nothing new. Washington needs to find a direction in which to direct such a breakthrough; it must not become confused by superficial appearances.
Even in winning the election, Trump lost.