Trump’s first 100 days on the global stage
Washington (CNN)The 45th president entered office raging against a post-WWII order built by the United States, pledging instead that he would put "America First. The US, President Donald Trump said during his campaign, could no longer afford to be the…
Trump dumps Russia, woos China instead
Once upon a time, Trump mused about how well he and Russian President Vladimir Putin would get along. Then-candidate Trump said Putin had declared him a "genius," criticized the Obama administration's tensions with Moscow and said it would be better…
Theresa May: A British authoritarian?
To foreign observers, this may seem like an act of self-sabotage from an inept politician. Here in the UK, it is understood as the surrender of a man who has run out of options. Theresa May now holds all the…
Emmanuel Macron: From political novice to president
The independent centrist, who had never held elected office, has become the Fifth Republic's youngest ever president after defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The 39-year-old former investment banker, who entered the race without the backing of an established political…
The only language Putin understands on Syria
(CNN)Reasoning with Vladimir Putin will not make him support Bashar al-Assad's departure. The specter of additional economic sanctions against Russia just might. Indeed, when considering where to begin addressing the myriad problems in Syria, Russia is a good place to…