Tag Archives: democracy

US: Will Donald Trump Follow Maduro’s Path?

Washington could be hurtling toward a Venezuela-style disaster, thanks to the utter disregard Donald Trump has for any rules of democracy.

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Time to Dump Netanyahu

Can the leaders of Israel’s political parties for once put the national interest above their party and their lust for power?

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My Remarkable Month and a Half in China

Grass-roots interactions may not lay the groundwork for a viable relationship between the U.S. and China – but they can’t hurt.

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Erdogan’s Hooligans Came Knocking on NYU’s Doors

Why do we tolerate a foreign autocrat dispatching his thugs to our country and challenging our right to free speech and assembly?

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Trump Vs. the U.S. Separation of Powers

How it has taken a political novice in the White House only a year and a half to hollow out the centuries-old system of the U.S. separation of powers.

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Will a Chinese “Sputnik moment” in AI Unleash Dynamism in the West?

A German perspective on the global AI race.

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Donald Trump: The Nigerian Scammer

The tools President Donald Trump uses to build his electoral base and to keep it intact are borrowed from Nigerian scammers.

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US: Drain the Swamp? Forget It!

The rot needs to stop if public trust in government, already at a low, is to be restored. But the prospects for constructive reforms are poor.

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Trump’s Betrayal and the Future of the EU

In the age of Trump, the EU must strive toward ending its psychological and emotional dependency on the U.S. and be prepared to act unilaterally and independently.

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Brothers in Power: Trump and Netanyahu

The Binyamin and Donald show threatens to undermine, perhaps irredeemably, the institutions of democracy in Israel and the United States.

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