Tag: Donald Trump

Zelensky and Trump

Why Does the Western World Need Ukraine? (III)

Part I, Part II Hasty delegitimation Ironically, the actions of the West before and during Maidan were similarly inconsistent. Viktor Yanukovych’s presidency was, in fact, a period of EU activism, with two big economic projects fighting over Ukraine. For the European part there was the Eastern Partnership. For Russia’s part […]

Trump and Twitter

Trump, Twitter And The Digital Town Hall

The merits are hard to stomach for partisans long jaundiced by presumption and dislike, but the cheer at the deplatforming of Donald Trump by a range of social media platforms said as much about the nature of any sentiment about democracy as it did about those claiming to defend it. […]

BBiden Haitian deportations

Trumpism With A Biden Face: US Haitian Policy

With that orange haired brute of a president supposedly ushered out of the White House with moralising delight, the Biden administration was all keen to turn over a new leaf. There would be more diplomacy, and still more diplomacy. There would be a more humanitarian approach to refugees and asylum […]

Biden and Macron

US Accent Is On Bilateral Track To China

Part I The European countries have their own plans, while welcoming the US leadership and resuscitating trans-atlanticism but not jeopardising their cooperation with China. They will tread softly regarding Washington’s calls to crack down on China. Cooperation in the business circles will not be dented because enterprises will vote with […]

US-Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Final US-Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan

After two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, losing thousands of servicemen, losing trillion dollars, killing millions of innocent Afghans, destroying millions of homes, damaging Afghanistan completely, finally, the US accepted its defeat in the Afghan war. On April 14, 2021, President Joe Biden made a speech from the Roosevelt — […]