Coronavirus crisis, Trump’s style

How is Donald Trump’s style of presidency (un)fit for the current coronavirus crisis? Read few comments.


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Coronavirus communication: What does China want to achieve?

While I can understand that China might be not happy about some rhetoric coming from the White House re COVID-19, why do you think that Beijing is pretty aggressively trying to spread a conspiracy theory about American origins of the new coronavirus? Is it first of all for domestic purposes to shift some blame from the regime for originally probably a slow response regarding outbreak in Wuhan? Or China hopes that with that tactics the regime can achieve also something internationally, and what it would be? Read few comments.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping: Credit: http://english.gov.cn/

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Trump simply rejects information he does not like. But you don’t bury coronavirus

According to The Washington Post report U.S. intelligence agencies were issuing warnings in January and February about the global danger posed by the coronavirus, albeit  they didn’t predict when the virus might land on U.S. shores or recommend particular steps that public health officials should take. “Donald Trump may not have been expecting this, but a lot of other people in the government were — they just couldn’t get him to do anything about it,” one official said. “The system was blinking red.” While we all know that intelligence report are not always perfect in predicting the future, it seems Trump really paid very little attention to it. So from your perspective, how usual or unusual was President Trump’s response, or lack of it, taking into account that he red same intelligence reports? Read few comments.

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Joe Biden said his Vice President will be a woman. Will it work?

Joe Biden promises to choose a woman as his Vice President. In your opinion, what advantages (and possible disadvantages?) it could bring to Biden’s campaign? Any tips who that Vice President might be, if Biden wins the nomination? Read few comments.

Vice President Joe Bide. Credit: https://joebiden.com/

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How serious is Trump’s administration about arms control negotiations?

As the Trump’s administration has chosen a special envoy for nuclear talks Marshall Billingslea, do you think that the Withe House is serious about negotiating arms control treaties, especially when we talk about the possible extension of the New START? Read few comments.

US President Donald Trump. Credit: White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

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Few takeaways from Super Tuesday

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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima: An iconic moment

The photograph w taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press on February 23, 1945.

U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, on Feb. 23, 1945. Credit: AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal

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