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U.S. – Syria Withdrawal: Who Loses Out?

U.S. – Syria Withdrawal: Who Loses Out?

U.S. President Donald Trump declared Daesh defeated and the mission in Syria - accomplished. It was time to bring the troops home
Washington and Tehran turn to hidden diplomacy

Washington and Tehran turn to hidden diplomacy

After Donald Trump took office, Obama and Rouhani's previous diplomatic efforts and rapprochement were apparently ignored, and the two countries cut off their relations, seemingly reluctant to improve the situation... but perhaps there is more to the situation than meets the eye. Frequent tweets betw
The migrant caravan and the crisis on the Mexican-American border

The migrant caravan and the crisis on the Mexican-American border

From the beginning of his presidential campaign in 2016, Donald Trump created an important shift in political rhetoric regarding immigration. The shift coincided with a protectionist turn on economic matters including reviewing trade agreements with China, Mexico, Canada, and Europe
The US plan to exit the INF Treaty and the creation of a European Army

The US plan to exit the INF Treaty and the creation of a European Army

US President Donald J. Trump’s late October announcement that Washington intends to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, coupled with his personal distaste for arms control treaties and multilateral agreements, his interest in massive arms sales (especially to the autocratic Middle Eastern monarchies) and his perceived efforts to undermine NATO and the European Union (EU), have deepened the rift between Washington and Brussels and have prompted Europe to take steps toward the creation of a joint European army.
The US Midterm elections: a new geopolitical reality

The US Midterm elections: a new geopolitical reality

Midterm elections took place Tuesday in the United States. While the Democrats managed to take the majority in the House, the Republicans maintained their control over the Senate.
5 key-facts about the US midterm elections 2018

5 key-facts about the US midterm elections 2018

5 key-facts about the US midterm elections 2018 - Democrats won the House, while Republicans succeded to keep their power in Senate
Amid scandal and strife, a divided America heads into midterm elections 2018

Amid scandal and strife, a divided America heads into midterm elections 2018

As Democrats seek to regain control over the House, Republicans have the potential to control the house, senate, presidency and supreme court following the elections...
The U.S. Midterm Election: A Convenient Context

The U.S. Midterm Election: A Convenient Context

Midterms 2018: the context of the elections
Sailing Away from Europe: Tusk, Trump, and the Battle for Rimland

Sailing Away from Europe: Tusk, Trump, and the Battle for Rimland

Tusk painted a picture of the European Union, which he called “the most beautiful political undertaking in Europe’s history”, besieged on all sides
Reading between the lines of Trump and Rouhani’s UN General Assembly Speeches

Reading between the lines of Trump and Rouhani’s UN General Assembly Speeches

Ahead of Hassan Rouhani’s visit to New York, Donald Trump tweeted about the Iranian president saying: “I am sure he is an absolutely lovely man!”
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