Right now, the so-called “Big Seven,” the Group of Seven leading industrial nations, the club of great powers from which Russia was excluded in 2014, wields a whole lot more power in international relations than does the expensive toy that is the U.N.
In his first address to the United Nations, President Trump calls the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran an ‘embarrassment.'
Trump has long sought to deny the basic reality that the Iran deal has worked.
This measure might well be Obama’s—diplomatically harsh—farewell greeting to Netanyahu.
The ceasefire should be in place this Saturday, if Russia is prepared to allow it. Because without any intervention on the ground, the United States carries less and less influence.
Russia’s anger against the U.S. is not as trivial, or as unjustified, as it may seem. The arrest on Wednesday of fourteen heads or partners of FIFA for corruption by Swiss police at the request of the U.S. justice department could, in retrospect, have unpleasant consequences on the football World Cups in 2018 (in [Read more]