Jeb Bush said Donald Trump would be a “chaos president.” And this week, President Trump lived up to the billing, choosing to defy virtually the entire world, including America’s closest European allies, and raising tensions in the most unstable part of the globe, the Middle East.
UN talks have been officially suspended as countries failed to resolve differences about implementing the Paris climate agreement.
It was never obvious that Donald Trump knew much about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear deal with Iran, but he knew the important parts: It was Obama’s deal. It was a deal with Iran.
Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.
The national security consequences of increasingly polarized publics have not yet registered in debates about the collective defense of the West.
In recent years, a growing number of G20 nation states have used various forms of summit diplomacy to enhance engagement with the African continent through regular high-level meetings.
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been accused of traveling to Serbia to seek a lobbying contract with the country’s President Aleksandar Vucic and offering to set up phone calls between the Serbian leader and President Donald Trump.
Washington think tanks can churn out studies about Russia, but the rationale behind them usually lack deep, strong roots sunk into the American public.
For decades, solar power has been a bit player in the energy industry, overshadowed by fossil fuel giants. But today, solar is booming.
This past weekend, I attended a re-enactment of the Battle of Lexington, the battle that started the American Revolutionary War, in Massachusetts. The pleasure of being with children and grandchildren was my primary motive.
In Japan, they call it “the collapse of the ‘Chinese collapse’ theory.” The line, which harks back to more than a decade of dire predictions about China, is a joking way to describe the state of the Middle Kingdom’s economy.
European multinationals are aggressively pursuing one of milk’s few growth markets, where locals say they can’t compete.
In Washington, Republicans and Democrats generally look at China as a new imperial power in Africa: bad news for Africans.
The Pentagon’s latest National Defense Strategy rests on some shaky assumptions.
If you really want to understand President Trump's trade policies, don't read an economic text. Instead, you should read his 2004 bestseller, "The Art of the Deal." Trump's trade-negotiating tactics are straight from his book.
The EU has taken the lead in responding to abuse by the likes of Facebook, thanks to its new privacy standards and proposed greater taxation of peddlers of online personal data. Yet more is needed and feasible.
French President Emmanuel Macron also pledged support for Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces
In the digital age, democracy is becoming a delusion.
Brutal transactional talks is the only language the new National Security Advisor understands.
Roughly a fifth of all coral in the world has died in the past three years. Some experts believe that there is now just half the amount of coral that was in the oceans 40 years ago.
Indian media today report news recklessly, and, in the interest of ratings, focus on ephemera that have no impact on the public welfare. But trivializing public discourse and abdicating their responsibility as facilitators and protectors of democracy has cost Indian journalists dearly in terms of public trust.
With his firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and appointment of the hawkish CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him, Donald Trump has remained true to form.
Rex Tillerson’s sudden departure as secretary of state — alongside that of Gary Cohn last week as head of the National Economic Council — removes from the White House two of the only remaining pragmatists trusted by the rest of the world. With their departure, America’s credibility has taken another big hit.
The word “frozen” is applied misleadingly to the series of half-dozen unresolved conflicts in the post-Soviet space. None of them are properly frozen, especially in eastern Ukraine and Nagorny Karabakh, where people continue to be killed.
President Trump, popping unannounced into the White House briefing room late Thursday, apparently just couldn't contain himself -- and with good reason.