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Dumb Moves Have Consequences

Dumb Moves Have Consequences

May 2, 2018 Opinion
The analysis of the recent exchanges between French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump suggest that Washington is most likely about to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of A…
“Old Europe” Comes to Washington

“Old Europe” Comes to Washington

April 29, 2018 Opinion
Fifteen years ago, in the run-up to the US-British invasion of Iraq, the US media was ferociously denouncing Germany and, in particular, France for failing to line up behind the US war drive. Defense …
Macron: The Last Multilateralist

Macron: The Last Multilateralist

April 28, 2018 Opinion
“Together,” President Macron instructed President Trump, “we can resist the rise of aggressive nationalisms that deny our history and divide the world.” Before Congress he denounced “extreme nationali…
Where Is the Shame?

Where Is the Shame?

April 26, 2018 Opinion
Now that the Trump, May, and Macron regimes have proven beyond all doubt that they are lawless war criminal regimes, what is next? Will the Russian president and foreign minister continue to speak of …
America’s Unsustainable Empire

America’s Unsustainable Empire

April 25, 2018 Opinion
Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong Un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize. For Ir…