Two and a half centuries of cooperation mean much more than the differences between two politicians.
The American president has invited Rodrigo Duterte to the White House and has admitted that Duterte's policy of killing anyone who gives him trouble doesn’t seem so bad.
<i>Trump and his party have a relationship based solely on their mutual interest in power.</i>
No matter how much the correspondents and analysts insist, there is a mistake that is often repeated when talking about U.S. policy: The game of majorities between Congress and the president is not like that in Europe. A [Read more]
The G-0, or the G-1 as Trump dreams it, isn't going to happen.
The only justification for the current international presence in Afghanistan, and even for the increase in troops, is the rule of the tableware shop: The customer who breaks a plate pays for it.
The populist Trump and pro-European Macron have apparently formed a strong personal understanding, which is sure to make relationships at other levels easier to form.
It may be miniscule and even accidental, but it feels so good to watch.
His constant lies, his scathing attacks on the press, the brainless dialogue he has established through his tweets ... and he hasn’t even served six months in office.