Post Tagged with: "Trump"

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

Both the diminution of America’s supremacy and the war-weariness of the American public raise questions about the solidity of the nation’s extensive security commitments.

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

If Trump scraps the Iran nuclear agreement his administration may push Iran into using ISIS in a tactical way against American interests in the Middle East.

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Professor Shani offers his take on human security and post-coloniality, religion in the context of current developments in the West, the economic crisis and post-liberalism.

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump’s presidency will likely embolden the Israeli right-wing which could have long term ramifications for Democratic support of Israel and potentially spell the end of all the talk on the two-state solution.

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump may ‘normalise’ his attitude to China after inauguration. If he does not, the consequences of such a strategy of provocation are potentially catastrophic.

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

For more than half a century the EU has been a beacon of multilateralism. Post-Brexit Europe could become a beacon of disintegration and nationalism.

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

We live in an era of the devaluation of knowledge in which the difference between ‘truth’ and ‘lies’ does not count anymore; this makes electorates prone to populism.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

If party politics fails again to represent the electorate as in 2016, the only people who will be able to rise above the acrimony will be populists like Donald Trump.

‘Brexit’: Word of the Year

‘Brexit’: Word of the Year

While many Europeans may have been shocked by Donald Trump’s victory, Eurosceptics across Europe seem to perceive it as a boost for their own politics.

Explaining the Donald Trump Victory

Explaining the Donald Trump Victory

Mark Twain came to mind many times throughout the recent election. I could imagine him rocking in his chair, smoking his cigar, shaking his head, and chuckling.

Income Inequality & Subaltern America: Thoughts for U.S. Election Day

Income Inequality & Subaltern America: Thoughts for U.S. Election Day

The next President of the U.S. is going to have to face the consequences of high levels of income inequality among the grassroots of the American people.

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