Last week there were Parliamentary elections in Poland and municipal elections in Hungary which could be interpreted as a check on the populist governments in both countries although there appears to be a deeper process going on.
Donald Trump faces impeachment for his strong arm tactics with the Ukraine and while I agree his behavior was reprehensible, the betrayal of the Syrian Kurds is much worse.
Although Donald Trump has said that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are “in love”, prospects for unification seemed distant at a conference in Seoul last week
While at a conference in Seoul, I was impressed by Niall Fergusun’s passion and clarity as he declared we are at the start of Cold War 2.0 between the U.S. and China
After an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, the Trump administration again supports the Saudi position and not only blames Iran but appears to be ready to go to war. Interestingly enough, world oil markets do not seem especially concerned and have gone back to normal.