Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: diplomacy

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

Trump’s investment in North Korea

What’s important is that Trump is invested in the success of his venture. Because if it fails, he fails. And Donald Trump doesn’t like to fail.

Trump’s Korean shell game

The U.S. and North Korean leaders are both playing a long con designed to maintain their own short-term political survival.

Beyond golden shower diplomacy

Are we trying preserving the positive legacy of an empire in decline?

The dangers of diplomacy, Trump-style

There is a total absence of rational planning and knowledgeable staff.

London mayor urges Britain to disinvite Trump

It is hard to see how Trump’s drunk uncle night time Twitter rants are not hurting the United States and its soft power in diplomacy.

Danger ahead: Trump, Pompeo, the Kochs and the end of diplomacy

Trump says he will rely on his advisors. He has to as he knows nothing about policy, the world, the working class he always goes on about, or government in general.

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America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.