Does Russia’s meeting of Donald Trump Jr. change anything?

If it’s what you say, I love it, Donald Trump Jr. replied on the statement -This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump. While, at least in my view hardly a proof of anything, it seems it shows that Trump Jr was willing to receive the info on the opponent from Russian sources. What do you get out of this next chapter of Trump-Russia story, does it change anything?

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Will Trump unpopularity affect US diplomacy, interests?

According to Pew study the US president Donald Trump and his policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, see e. g.  While hardly desirable it is not the first time when the US is not very popular and open or latent antiamericanism is the reality in many countries. But would you say that such unpopularity also somehow affects the ability of the US to pursue own diplomatic, strategic interests or it is not a big problem, and why? Read few comments.

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Steve Scalise shooting: What does it mean for America?

We still do not know much about the shooter’s motives, though it seems that a gunman who opened fire at a congressional baseball practice was anti-GOP, anti-Trump. What kind of political reaction do you expect, and what should be in your opinion the political reaction of this horrible act? Read few comments. Continue reading

JFK Centennial: Happy Birthday, Mr. President

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. What is his legacy?

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963. Credit: http://www.jfklibrary.org

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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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Trump: Towards impeachment? Unlikely

It seems that last few turbulent days brought the topic of impeachment of President Donald Trump back. Do you see any possible path to impeachment or would you say such discussion is simply totally premature, and why? Read few comments.

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Is this Comeygate?

How do you assess the timing and reasoning of President Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Directory James Comey, how do you read this move? Read few comments.

Ex-Director of FBI James Comey. Credit: fbi.gov

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