Jean-Francois Boittin

Jean-Francois Boittin is a former French diplomat and Treasury official.

Bye Bye G7… Hello to The Seven Bastards

Donald Trump’s musings upon leaving Sicily after the G7 summit.

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Trump to Germany: Pay Up!

The U.S. President reflects on why Germans must be made to pay for all the wrongs they inflicted on the United States.

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Trump’s Plan for the United Soviet(!) of America

Trump is determined to “make the USA great again” — the United Soviet of America, that is.

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TPP: How Trump Abandoned a Great Deal for Corporate America

Just what is the new U.S. President so afraid about with regard to his country’s middling trade partners in Asia?

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The U.S. and the New “BR Index”

A close-up examination of whether the US is becoming a banana republic.

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First Meeting Between Trump and Putin

The scene takes place in Vladimir Putin’ s office in the Kremlin.

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Carrier “International” Gets Trumped: Global Ramifications

Is Donald Trump’s special deal for the Carrier plant in Indiana the beginning of the unraveling of the U.S.-led wave of globalization?

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Welcome to Trumponomics: A Variant of “Economic Nationalism”

Donald Trump’s economic policy and his perspective on globalization, trade and capitalism are very black and white. Does he have a real plan?

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Presidential Elections in the US and Gabon: Which One is More Rigged?

Do any U.S. Presidents really have a mandate?

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Trump’s Real Bond: We the Fat People

The indisputable way to explain the 2016 U.S. presidential election result.

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