Category: Foreign policy
Was General Soleimani responsible for the deaths of Americans? Can he be considered a terrorist? Did the benefits of killing him outweigh the effects of heightened conflict with Iran?
Regardless of the fact that his fellow Republicans overwhelmingly support the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, Trump has made noises of threatening to veto the bill when it reaches his desk. His rationale is less than compelling.
It's impossible to know now. But Trump may just tweet himself into a corner where even a Republican Senate has no choice but to remove him from office.
Americans of all political pursuasions owe Speaker Pelosi a deep debt of gratitude to know that someone in authority is still willing to stand up for American interests.
Donald Trump's decision to back down in northern Syria now not only has cost our erstwhile allies, the Kurds, in their blood. Now Trump's cowardice may well result in American blood spilled, as well.
Some 11,000 Kurds have given their lives in the fight against ISIS. And now Donald Trump has sold them out, plain and simple. That is a political calculus all Americans can easily understand.
And no, it's not Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the Communist Party.
In the end, the Hong Kong protests only make China’s Communist Party even stronger.
I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.
Donald Trump spent a weekend meeting with world leaders largely trying to sell them on gathering next year at one of his luxury properties--but otherwise largely ineffective, according to a variety of political observers.