Pyongyang on the Potomac

by John Feffer When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shook hands on June 30 at the line dividing the two Koreas, the pictures that appeared on front pages all over the world depicted two very different leaders. Trump is… Continue Reading  

The Privatization of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Paul R. Pillar The unethical blurring of private interests and public business is a hallmark of Donald Trump’s presidency. That blurring has increasingly involved U.S. foreign policy. The possible effects on U.S. foreign relations may be subtle and largely… Continue Reading  

Russia’s Not the Country Benefitting Most from Trump

by John Feffer Forget RussiaGate for the moment. Forget James Comey’s upcoming testimony before the Senate intelligence committee. Forget all the conspiratorial speculation that Donald Trump is the plaything of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In strictly foreign policy terms, Trump’s… Continue Reading  

Azerbaijan Plans Hanukkah Party at DC’s Trump Hotel

by Giorgi Lomsadze You know it’s that time of year again when the government of a far-off, predominantly Muslim country throws a Hanukkah party in a Donald-Trump hotel in Washington, DC. Trump may have been less than inspiring for many… Continue Reading