The difficulty of getting out of this mess is that for both Washington and Ankara, the issue has become a topic of national pride.
[I]t is now also a question of supremacy in the Middle East.
Their shared head-on approach disguised as frankness seems to have forged an interpersonal chemistry of immeasurable political consequences.
It should be understood that any policy aimed at discouraging immigration is doomed to fail if the problem isn’t addressed comprehensively.
What Trump would be proposing as we said in November 2016, is a type of total commercial war, with changes in global equilibria, but also in the principal paradigms of world order.
The president is an enemy agent.
The cover of Time magazine ... has been a symbol of the drama sweeping the globe.
This is the biggest political victory of Trump’s presidency ... It broadens presidential power under the cover of national security.
It is unthinkable that Melania Trump ... just pulled something off the coat rack for a camera-infested visit to the epicenter of an explosive political debate.
The team in the White House is well aware that any increase in tariffs serves as much to reduce U.S. trade with the rest of the world as it does to penalize the American consumer.