He’s growing in office, but he must be wary of outgrowing what got him here
There’s an ominous rumble of war in Korea, there’s always an ominous rumble of war in the Middle East, but in Washington we’ve already got the real thing. The combatants are taking no prisoners and the rules of the Geneva Convention do not apply.
As a candidate, Donald Trump seemed to pay no more attention to North Korea’s accelerating nuclear weapons program, which his predecessor has warned is America’s most urgent threat, than he did to other complex foreign policy issues.
Libya has become a vortex of human suffering, sucking in thousands of desperate migrants.
By Masood Akhtar
Based on what I have seen so far, I don’t see how Trump would make it through a full-term. People of his own party disagree with him on a number of issues already. During his campaign he waged war against the establishment, and now the establishment is waging war against him. Some of them are speaking out publicly, whereas others acknowledge their disagreement privately.
By Emily Rauhala
The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping summit was off to a good start: Xi nailed the handshake.
By Richard W. Rahn
April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I — a war that claimed the lives of about 38 million people.
One of the world’s most fragile countries is also its least happy. According to a new United Nations report, the Central African Republic (CAR) ranks last among 155 nations surveyed for “happiness,” even below Syria. (Norway tops the rankings.) Is there a way to help this landlocked country of 4.6 million people feel more joy and hope?
When adults go to war, it is the children who suffer the most.
TEHRAN – A youngster has been severely injured in a landmine explosion in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, ISNA news agency reported on Monday.
By Fareed Zakaria
In his first days in office, Donald Trump has begun to reverse the domestic policies of the previous eight years.
By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours
Justin Trudeau broke several hours of silence following American President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, taking to Twitter on Saturday afternoon to reaffirm Canada’s commitment to welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.
By Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev was the president of the Soviet Union
The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.
By Margaret Hartmann
Trump Says U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil, and ‘maybe we’ll have another chance’.
by Julian Pecquet
Twenty-five House Democrats unsuccessfully wrote to President Barack Obama earlier this month to urge him to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen before Donald Trump took over.
By Colbert I. King
As a State Department special agent assigned to the U.S. Embassy in West Germany during the Cold War, as one of three regional security officers responsible for personnel and physical security of U.S. diplomatic missions in West Germany, and West Berlin, I had the privilege of working closely with American intelligence services on critical and extremely sensitive issues.
The presidential handover observed all the usual civilities, but the tone of Trump’s speech marked a frightening change in America.
By Kofi Annan
Leaders need to eschew walls and fences and take an ethical approach to refugees.
As Nigeria pushes back the violent terrorist group, the millions of victims of that war are in desperate need. Yet one need – resiliency – is being mirrored back to them by one woman’s images of hope.
The 20th century witnessed the world’s two biggest wars, as well as hundreds of bloody regional wars, military operations, conflicts, riots and civil wars. In the 55 years following WWII, some 200 wars took place.
Iran’s security chief says United States is an accomplice by arming Saudis