Saturday, October 21, 2017
Donald Trump doesn't plan to fire anybody or to take disciplinary action over the controversy surrounding the plagiarism of Michelle Obama by Melania Trump, CNN learned. The effort of Trump expects to just move on without further addressing questions about...
After much anticipation, President Trump has released his 2018 budget proposal, and there’s a clear takeaway: He’s calling for a shocking transformation of the way the US conducts foreign policy around the world. On a big-picture, departmental level, Trump is...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang just issued a strong message to Donald Trump: You really don’t want to start a trade war with us. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, Li cited an article from “an authoritative international think tank”...
European leaders across the continent last night and this morning issued unusually hearty notes of congratulation to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for his decisive win yesterday over the anti-Islam, anti–European Union populist candidate Geert Wilders and his Freedom...
In April 2015, Dutch politician Geert Wilders traveled to Washington, DC, to give a speech to the Conservative Opportunity Society, a meeting group of conservatives in the House of Representatives. Wilders had been invited by the Society’s chair, anti-immigration...
During a 1954 White House luncheon, Winston Churchill told the assembled notables that “to jaw-jaw always is better than to war-war.” Diplomacy, Churchill had come to believe, was capable of resolving conflict more reliably and at far lower cost...
A few weeks ago, I saw a screening of a new documentary film called Cries From Syria. It was a punishing watch. The film is raw, emotional, and relentlessly honest about the costs of war. The director, Evgeny Afineevsky,...
The 130 bomb threats called in to Jewish organizations across the US in the first months of 2017 have Jewish leaders warning of an unprecedented spike in anti-Semitic violence — and arguing that President Trump is not helping the...
Americans woke to scary headlines Friday morning that the Trump administration had just announced a dramatic shift in US policy toward North Korea, abandoning diplomacy and threatening that preemptive military action against the reclusive and nuclear-armed regime was “an...
Pope Francis, the current leader of the Roman Catholic Church, is known for his relative openness toward conversations long considered taboo in the church, such as LGBTQ issues, contraceptives and abortion. Now the pope is questioning the church’s longstanding...

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