Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.
In a time when it seems we are constantly being divided from our common humanity, the symbolism of the new Silk Roads is important in and of itself.
Trump should use his trip to put a halt to weapons sales and press the Saudis to sit with neighboring countries to find new political solutions.
The solutions to this major crisis, and indeed many of our problems, would naturally flow from the recognition of the fact that we are brothers and sisters of one humanity.
These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.
Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?
Can Trump get his magpie mind around the complexities of Syria?
“There's absolutely no justification for continuing to keep the company involved or the location of the oil spill a secret.”
But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?
If the Trump administration truly wants to find a way out of the wars in the Middle East and make the United States safer from terrorists, it would do well to stop arming, aiding and abetting the ruthless Saudi regime.