Donald Trump and Nikki Haley’s threats prove, once again, their ignorance of, or indifference to, the dynamics of the Middle East.
<i>Trump’s cut to the U.S. contribution to the U.N. budget meets the definition of duress. A suggestion from the year 1945 should now be taken up again.</i>
“No member of the United Nations should finance more than a maximum of 10 percent of its budget so that the new world organization does not get caught in [Read more]
The importance of having a democracy is in trouble in Western countries among the younger generations. Several polls suggest that they tend to see it as nonessential. There are several hypotheses: One blames programs such as “House of Cards” for causing their disgust, an adolescent and idealistic mindset which [Read more]
Israel is a bug sucking the blood of Palestine and its people, and the other nations are hoping for American aid.
Clearly, North Korea wants to say, “We have the power to attack the American mainland.”
Early on the morning of Nov. 29, North Korea launched a ballistic missile toward the Sea of Japan. The missile flew about 1,000 kilometers (approximately 621 miles), falling within Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone, west of [Read more]
In the current state of this blame game, America and China will get nothing done.
The Trump administration says it is a matter of principle. “We decide who is allowed to come into our country. The approach in the New York Declaration is not compatible with U.S. sovereignty," the administration says. Nonsense. The New York Declaration is a vague description of intentions, a "disappointment" for all [Read more]
Donald Trump, however paradoxical it sounds, both personifies chaos and serves as an instrument to restrain it.