Category: diplomacy

A King's reach into Trumpworld

  “Boxing legend Don King stood beside President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to discuss the relationship between Israel and the United States. ‘You all know Don King? Who doesn’t know Don King,’ the President-elect asked reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.”  [cnn.com]   President Trump will meet leaders of state Some of them... Read more »

Trump's rhetoric puts mankind itself in jeopardy

  “It remains unclear how Trump will behave after his inauguration, but his tweets and actions during the transition leave plenty of room for misunderstandings both domestically and diplomatically.” [katu.com]   At the times now when peace and good will are unfurled, We know wisdom must guide every word  stitched and purled. Let it be... Read more »

A tagline for the Trump administration

For Clinton I voted for which I am proud. And I firmly believe she did win too. In no time at all  we’ll be crying out loud, “Here’s another fine mess he’s got into!”  
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The weight of the presidency will now be on Trump

  Now Trump will be put to the test. Though I’m not sure how well he has known it. His decisions will be second-guessed And each policy failure he’ll own it.

Afghanistan: the graveyard of empires (and democracies?)

  “President Obama said Wednesday that he planned to leave 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan until the end of his term, further slowing the drawdown in a 14-year war that Mr. Obama pledged to end on his watch but now seems likely to grind on indefinitely.” [nytimes.com]   Obama’s not leaving Afghanistan. I think we’ll... Read more »