Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Oh look, moving the US embassy will make them forget about everything else …Not

By ann summers Since November, the accidental president has been trying to escape having won by the perfect storm of Russian intervention, voter suppression, covert sexism/racism, and strategic dirty tricks. #TrumpRussia continues its dogged march, with Mike Flynn’s deal with … Continue reading

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Will Trump return Philippine war trophies

By ann summers   Trump could salvage what has been a mediocre trip to Asia by a small political act, even if it might give him the same Executive Order troubles he’s experienced with Congress. There have been several decades … Continue reading

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Titling the post-Trump biopic… Get The Bigly Shorty, or Derp in Paradise Papers

By ann summers There probably have been numerous Trump biography projects already underway, perhaps even one started when we thought he would lose the Electoral College vote. We already have some interesting, even landmark films about a variety of financial scandals, … Continue reading

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Trump, no country bump-stock… could kill the trifecta of the axis of evil, unless #TrumpRussia drops a couple of bombshells

By ann summers Desperate authoritarians do desperate things, and the time before the Trump administration is removed or removes itself from office will perhaps be the most challenging since the Cuban missile crisis. Recall that the real consequence in the … Continue reading

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Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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Trump’s nuclear threats are Nixonian junk-food ravings … maybe

By ann summers So the president’s own advisers are saying to discount his words, is where we are now https://t.co/PBdiHaQ6sT — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 9, 2017 North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam The threat ratchets up tensions … Continue reading

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Victorians’ Secret: Trump, god-emperor of Afghanistan and Erik Prince (of thieves) as Viceroy

By ann summers Moscow (CNN) Money, the saying goes, can’t buy love. But $10,000 will buy you the perfect Donald Trump inauguration keepsake — a coin with the words “In Trump we trust.” It’s the handiwork of a Russian mining … Continue reading

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