Category: Foreign policy

The Trade War: Outlook, Not So Good

The Trade War: Outlook, Not So Good

Trade wars, like their nuclear counterparts, are essentially unwinnable. Once one side pulls the trigger the other side is left with no other option but to retaliate and mutually assured devastation ensues.
Biden on Tariffs: I Think It Will Cause a Lot of US Businesses to Go Bankrupt

Biden on Tariffs: I Think It Will Cause a Lot of US Businesses to Go Bankrupt

Donald Trump's increasing trade war with China will hurt US business more than it hurts the Chinese government, according to Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden.
Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

As tensions heat up in the Persian Gulf, the Navy’s minesweeping fleet may once again be called into action, but its sailors say the ships are too old and broken to do the job. “We are essentially the ships that the Navy forgot.”
Biden: Russia Will Pay a Price for Interfering in Our Elections

Biden: Russia Will Pay a Price for Interfering in Our Elections

Reacting to former special counsel Robert Mueller's disclosure Wednesday that Russian interference in US elections continue to this day, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised he would ensure Russia's meddling would be met with consequences if he is elected next year.
Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.
Sen. Coons on U.K. Ambassador Resignation: ‘This Latest Flap Has Further Accelerated’ Distance Between Us

Sen. Coons on U.K. Ambassador Resignation: ‘This Latest Flap Has Further Accelerated’ Distance Between Us

The ambassador's resignation followed a number of tirades against him by Trump after several diplomatic cables were made public in which he provided an unvarnished--and unflattering--view of Trump.
Trump Scored Points with DMZ Visit, But ‘His National Security Advisers Are Probably Retching’

Trump Scored Points with DMZ Visit, But ‘His National Security Advisers Are Probably Retching’

Trump's historic meeting at the Korean DMZ was long on drama--short on accomplishments.
Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

An isolationist United States is a really dumb idea. It would harm US commercial interests and therefore the US economy.
Getting to the Truth Behind Trump’s Aborted Iran Attack

Getting to the Truth Behind Trump’s Aborted Iran Attack

To say that Trump called off the attack because of the cost in lives, though -- does that sound like the blustering president we’ve all come to know, distrust and feel disgusted by?
Experts on Trump Saying He Will Still Accept Intel from Foreign Nations: It’s a Welcome Mat

Experts on Trump Saying He Will Still Accept Intel from Foreign Nations: It’s a Welcome Mat

The commander-in-chief has now invited foreign interference in the 2020 election, experts say.