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Xi-Trump: A Battle of Unequals

April 12, 2017 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>The summit meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping highlights China’s advancement and the U.S.’s retreat</i> The choice of meeting place certainly benefits the American side, which, due to its status as the greatest world power, continues to take the initiative in arranging initial meetings. On that [Read more]

Trump-Merkel: Bringing Them Closer Together

March 25, 2017 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>The fight against terrorism, the issue of NATO, and relations with Russia will be at the heart of discussions on Tuesday between the German chancellor and the U.S. president, animated by very different values. The Trump administration recently attacked Germany for its $65 billion trade surplus.*</i> [Read more]

Will the Electoral College Take Away Trump’s Victory?

December 19, 2016 // Corriere del Ticino - Switzerland - Italian

This Monday in the United States should be a peaceful day of democracy. The Electoral College will meet in the capital of each state to elect the president by duplicating the popular vote. It is usually a formality but this time there’s a risk of it not being so. One of the best American commentators, Paul Craig [Read more]

Trump, the Rejection of Obama’s America

November 7, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

The election on Nov. 8 illustrates a violent clash between the proponents of a diverse, globalized America embodied by the Democratic president, Obama, and another America that is worried, weakened in its identity and even racist, whose passions are kindled by the Republican candidate, Trump. Did Obama create [Read more]

Trump Attacks Obama’s Health Care Reform

November 5, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<i>A record high increase in health insurance premiums comes at just the right time in the election campaign for Donald Trump. His opponent, Hillary Clinton, also sees that she is forced to demand corrections to Obama’s health care reform.</i> Just two weeks before the American presidential election, Donald Trump [Read more]

The Challenges That Await Hillary Clinton

October 31, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>If she becomes president, the Democratic candidate will arrive in office during a climate of tension that has never been so pronounced. One of the priorities will be China, our commentator, François Nordmann, expects.</i> Before the end of the year, the new president of the United States must choose the main [Read more]
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