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.
President Trump is falling into lockstep with the economic nationalism he promised: protection for domestic consumption, employment and training for local workers, and measures aimed at eliminating dependency on other regions.
In his country, which he wants to emancipate from the chains of environmental politics and renewables, one year after the Paris exodus, a spirit of ecological optimism prevails, which to Trump supporters must seem like a governmental failure.
The Netanyahu-Trump duo ... is an explosive alliance of two narcissists who have abandoned the dysfunctional domestic politics of their respective countries in order to dictate international behavior.
[D]espite the rapprochement with China, the meeting with Trump is more important than ever for Kim Jong Un.
Beijing wants to profit from the power balance that Pyongyang has established with Washington.
At the center of the current debate is the discussion of whether a cake is a service or a work of art that requires inspiration, involving emotion and feelings and if, in reality, it is a platform to express oneself.
[I]nstead of using the opportunity to propose substantial initiatives, the Mexican representatives decided to wager on maintaining the same basic terms of a treaty which was negotiated more than two decades ago.
[A] certain world order which we were used to – for better or worse – has started to change.
Trump’s haphazard, even dangerous, foreign policy has led to “America First” no longer being valid, but rather, it is “America Alone.”