Pyongyang: Angry at America

Pyongyang: Angry at America

North Korea has accused the Trump administration of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts,” just days after President Trump became the first U.S. president to enter the Hermit Kingdom. Trump last week made a surprise visit to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea and stepped over Continue Reading

Ivanka’s intrusions aren’t funny

Ivanka’s intrusions aren’t funny

During President Trump’s recent visit to the G-20 summit in Japan, Ivanka Trump was everywhere, said Daniel Shapiro. The president’s daughter, who has zero foreign policy experience or credentials, “painfully, awkwardly” inserted herself into conversations among world leaders; in a video that went viral, International Monetary Fund Chairwoman Christine Lagarde Continue Reading

Taking in ISIS children makes us safe

Taking in ISIS children makes us safe

Who’s afraid of six little orphans? asked Cathy Galle. Belgians, that’s who. After the government agreed to repatriate six children of Belgian ISIS fighters from a refugee camp in Syria, rightwingers sounded the alarm, saying the kids might be radicals—or worse, their militant mothers might still be alive and would Continue Reading

Moscow: Russia rewarded

Moscow: Russia rewarded

Ukraine reacted with fury this week after the Council of Europe voted to end Russia’s suspension from the organization, which is dedicated to upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in its 47 member states. Russia was suspended from the council in 2014 after it annexed Crimea. Volodymyr Continue Reading