Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s designation of China as a “currency manipulator” is more a tantrum than an intellectually honest policy decision. It may nonetheless intensify a dangerous US-China trade spat.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The United States and Russia both recognize that chemical and biological weapons are too dangerous for any government to possess — including themselves. Why are nuclear weapons an exception?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the past 11 years, Emilio Gutierrez has been on a roller coaster — detained two times and threatened with deportation, then given reprieves.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Afghan forces are unlikely to field enough pilots to fly US-supplied Black Hawk helicopters after planned US withdrawal.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Italy’s Matteo Salvini, a populist politico and loud-mouthed Trump clone, is using the migration crisis to sabotage the European Union.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when you oppress basically everybody who is not a prince? You have idiots running the country. Exhibit A is Saudi Arabia, which just started an ill-advised fight with Canada.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There is lots of speculation about what President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will talk about when they meet one-on-one next week. We have a pretty good idea.