Choosing a winner is not easy when the fact-resistant Twitter-fan without impulse control meets the leader of the world’s biggest communist dictatorship. It is still fundamentally important that the presidents of the U.S. and China meet. The two countries must have a relationship. However, no one should expect that [Read more]
It is as if a kind of contagion is spreading from one country to another, challenging the pillars that have long made up the greatness of the Western democratic system.
<i>The incoming American president, Donald Trump, intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from its current location in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The consequences of this could be fatal, according to writer Björn Brenner, researcher of the Middle East at the Swedish National Defense College. </i>
With Trump as [Read more]
The future of Trump as president is currently an endless number of question marks and possible outcomes.
There is a danger that the world’s three biggest economies are going to be at each other’s throats.
Donald Trump offered a side to his personality that we have not seen often as he sat next to Barack Obama in the White House: Donald the Humble. It was as if the seriousness in what Trump had just managed to do started to sink in.
Of course, there is plenty for Donald Trump to be humble about. There are not many [Read more]
<i>It’s a different view of democracy. The difference between the Swedish democratic system and that of the U.S. is enormous. Here we choose a parliament that is supposed to represent the wishes of the people. There, the election only allows people to decide who is going to lead the country. No wonder then that [Read more]