Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Political Courage Compared: US Vs. Turkey

Why is standing up to one-man rule and presidential nepotism actively pursued among AK Party grandees in Turkey, but not by Republicans in the U.S.?

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US: The Futility of Democrats’ 2020 Dream

Why a Democratic President, if elected, will be able to change very little in the U.S.

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Dear Senator Graham: Why Give Trump a Blank Check?

A personal reflection on political principles and responsibilities.

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US Vs. Iran: The Gulf of Tonkin Precedent

Are the warmongers in the U.S. faking attacks from supposed Iranian sources? The lessons of the Vietnam War provide a clear warning.

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Does the US President Lead a New Axis of Evil?

Under Donald Trump, the times when U.S. administrations acted as a force for global good are fast becoming a faint memory.

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US-China Trade: It’s Politics, Stupid!

A better safety net for Americans is the issue that should be addressed with at least as much vigor as tariffs on Chinese goods.

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The Republicans-Trump-Putin Love Triangle

Why does the sitting U.S. President continue to praise Putin and show him great signs of deference?

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Three Reasons for Hope for US-EU Trade

Despite Trump’s apparent obsession with German cars and the German trade surplus, political support in the U.S. for a trade war against the EU is much weaker than for getting tough on China.

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US-EU Trade Talks: Two Giants at Loggerheads

Look for significant noise, but not for a genuine trade war across the Atlantic.

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Is Any Democracy Safe from Russian Sabotage?

Robert Mueller’s clear-cut warning to everyone who cares about democracy.

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