Both the U.S. and U.K. view the Gulf region as a current and future investment which should not be squandered.
[S]hows of force will become worse before gunboat diplomacy gives way to rational negotiation.
Trump now determines who may and who may not become an envoy to his court.
The US economy has entered its 11th year of uninterrupted expansion, breaking the previous record for the longest period of growth in American history without a recession
Trump’s European trip ... has clearly shown the unbelievable weaknesses of this important figure who ... is turning the leading world power into an erratic and unreliable country.
[T]here is no doubt that the United States – in the wake of its earlier withdrawal from the Paris climate accord – has, once again, further distanced itself from the international community this week.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions still need to be stopped. It’s not enough to simply nix. You still need to fix.