Where was the UN in the Trump’s speech at UNGA?

Read few comments by Martin EdwardsAssociate Professor and Director, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies, Seton Hall University. Listen to President Donald Trump’s speech.

Secretary-General António Guterres meets with United States President Donald Trump. Also pictured, Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the UN. Credit: http://www.unmultimedia.org/Eskinder Debebe

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What to expect from President Trump at UNGA?

During his visit to NATO many expected that President Donald Trump will clearly emphasize NATO Article 5 and the collective defense. I didn’t happen at that time. Maybe now the situation is similar. What do you think the world expects from Trump now from his tomorrow’s UN speech and the world might get? Read few comments.


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Is new Trump emerging?

President Trump sides with Democrats on some fiscal issues, there is this discussion about DACA and it is quite clear that some MAGA fans are not very happy about this. So how do you read this? New Trump is emerging, or basically it reflects that he was never close to GOP on many issues anyway? Read few comments.


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What’s next for US-Russia relations? Just tit for tat?

It was hard not to react on Russian actions so when US told Russia to close consulate in San Francisco and two other annexes it was probably expected. Do you think that this tit for tat approach will in the foreseeable future dominate over US-Russia relations or not, and why? Read few comments.

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in July. Credit: http://en.kremlin.ru

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President Trump wants to win in Afghanistan. But what is victory?

President Donald Trump vows fight to win in Afghanistan. But in your opinion, at this stage what would be a victory in Afghanistan, and victory or whom for the West, for Afghans? Read few comments.

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Charlottesville: How (un)important is for Trump to keep at least some support of far right extremists?

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Does President Trump need political babysitting?

According to AP report Secretary James Mattis and now a new Chief of Staff John Kelly agreed in the earliest weeks of Trump’s presidency that one of them should remain in the United States at all times to keep tabs on the orders rapidly emerging from the White House. If true it pretty much sounds as a political babysitting. Can this somehow work in the long term? Do you think it is the (only) way how to, let’s say, to safe Trump from himself? Read few comments.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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