Few would argue that Donald Trump is anything but a neophyte when it comes to international relations. Time after time in his interactions with foreign leaders, Trump has displayed a remarkable degree of arrogance, naiveté, and ignorance. See, for example, his insulting behavior toward Angela Merkel, his blundering approach to North Korea, and his hostile first interactions … [Read more...] about The Entire World is Laughing at Trump’s ‘Small Stick’ Admin.
Donald Trump's first overseas trip as president is officially in the books. The trip, which began with a supplicating visit to the Saudi royals, concluded over the weekend with Trump shaking the foundations of the heretofore ironclad relationship between the United States and its closest allies. He did so by refusing to affirm critical mutual defense provisions of NATO, and by … [Read more...] about After Meeting Trump, Germany Warns Europe Can No Longer Rely on US
With his 100th day in office fast approaching, Donald Trump finds himself historically unpopular, and without a single legislative achievement to his credit. Reviewing his brief time in office, it seems the only action that brought him any kind of respect among establishment media was his military strike in Syria, as retaliation for the chemical weapons attack of Syrian … [Read more...] about Chicken Hawk Trump Threatens ‘Major Conflict’ With N. Korea
Last week, the Trump administration announced to the world that it was sending the USS Carl Vinson, a $6.2 billion aircraft carrier, to the Korean peninsula as a show of force. The presence of the USS Carl Vinson, according to sources, would deter North Korean "supreme leader" Kim Jong Un from testing nuclear weapons in defiance of international law. Trump himself claimed that … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Apparently Loses Track of $6.2B Aircraft Carrier
Yesterday President Trump garishly tweeted a series of self-congratulatory images boasting of his role in the US Navy’s missile strike on Syria. Instead of describing his administration’s plans for Syria after the attack – as one would expect - Trump took to social media to share flattering images of himself playing Commander-in-Chief. Numerous media … [Read more...] about Trump Tweets Reveal Missile Strike Was A Media Stunt
China’s President Xi Jinping visited Mar-a-Lago this weekend in his much-anticipated first official meeting with Pres. Trump. Despite Trump's claim that the two countries made “tremendous progress,” it did not go well for America's 45th president. As dessert was being served, Trump informed the Chinese president that the United States was in the process of a missile strike … [Read more...] about Chinese President Humiliates Trump, Openly Scolds Him For Being “Pro-Russia”
In the aftermath of the horrific chemical attacks perpetrated by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad against his own citizens, Donald Trump - in what we genuinely view as a positive development - appeared disgusted by the barbaric violence of the Assad regime. Said Trump on Wednesday, "Yesterday's chemical attack, a chemical attack so horrific in Syria against innocent people … [Read more...] about Will Assad’s Inhumane Chemical Attacks Change Trump’s Views On Immigration?
President Trump is racking up the military failures. Last time, his disastrous military raid cost a navy Seal his life. This time, his secret strike plan was known to Syria prior to the strike, allowing the Assad regime to evacuate and decrease military losses. ABC News reports: “Syrian military officials appeared to anticipate Thursday night's raid on Syria’s Shayrat air … [Read more...] about Trump’s Mission Failure: Syria Knew of Missile Strike
Donald Trump is meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping in Florida this week, in what should be a tense encounter, given Trump's anti-China rhetoric during his campaign. On the eve of this meeting, North Korea exercised its military "might" by launching a ballistic missile into the sea - an act designed to ensure heightened attention to North Korea by the United States and … [Read more...] about Tillerson Offers ‘Confusing’, ‘Incredibly Odd’ Response to N. Korean Aggression.