How (un)ready is President Trump for his foreign trip?

1. President Donald Trump is on his first foreign trip. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican, will attend NATO, G7 summit. After few, let’s say, a bit turbulent months in the White House how (un)ready is he for this? And do you think there is something specific, maybe something unusual US partners should be ready for when dealing with Trump? Read few comments.

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A success? A failure?: 100 days of Trump

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What is the state of US-Russia relations?

It seems that the US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump are even more interesting, complicated, unclear (whether word we use) than expected. I know it is probably hard to say, but right now what does make sense to you in the US-Russia relations? Read few comments.

US Secretary of State is just visiting Moscow. Credit: https://www.state.gov/

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North Korea: Will tensions escalate to conflict?

Syria strike was also a message to North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Do you find somehow realistic that the US could attack North Korea and how would Pyongyang react? Read feaw comments.

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Does Syria strike tell us something about how Trump is making decisions?

Would you say that this quick decision process that led to Syria strike could be somehow symptomatic for President Donald Trump and what opportunities and risks it carries, especially when we are talking about decisions like using military power? Read few comments.

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What does Donald Trump expect from Xi Jinping and vice versa?

US President Donald Trump meets China’s counterpart Xi Jinping.

China’s President Xi Jinping. Credit: https://ec.europa.eu

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What does Merkel want from Trump?

With a bit of exaggeration, but is the upcoming meeting of Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump a meeting of the leader of liberal world order with the leader of illiberal world order? At this stage what does Merkel want from Trump and vice versa? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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