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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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Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: Strings Attached

How Trump would need to manage the fallout of such a decision, to achieve a breakthrough instead of disaster.

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Trump Vs. Pakistan

As Trump is pressured to confront Pakistan for support of militants, Pakistan is one area where China and the US could find common cause.

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Japan and Trump Trade Policy

How will the Trump Administration shift economic and security ties with Japan?

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Tackling Iran: Trump Fuels the Fire

The Trump administration risks fueling sectarianism across the Muslim world.

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What Will Trump Do About Saudi Arabia?

Having vowed to “eradicate” “radical Islamic terrorism,” the new US president cannot stand by idly regarding Saudi Arabia’s actions in Africa.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Donald Trump, Master Manipulator

Four lessons for the new U.S. president from Putin’s Russia.

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Trump’s Amazing International Role Model: Rodrigo Duterte

The Phillipines’ new President, not Russia’s Putin, is the international leader closest to Trump’s heart and mind.

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Trump and Putin’s New “Oligarchic International”

Putin cares as little about Russia as Trump does about America. They only care about making the world safe for the super-rich.

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