Tag Archives: Donald Trump

What Biden’s Win Mean for Race Relations, Foreign Policy and the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump’s tenure lasted just four years, but in that time he dragged policy on an array of key issues in a dramatic new direction. Joe Biden’s victory presents an opportunity to reset the White House agenda and put it on a different course.

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What is at Stake in the US Elections

As Americans head to the polling stations to give their verdict in a historic election, many questions remain unanswered as to what will decide the outcome.

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Biden’s Long Foreign-Policy Record Signals How He’ll Reverse Trump

Biden goes way back with a number of world leaders, among them Chinese President Xi Jinping. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images   Even without a flashy virtual Democratic National Convention to formally introduce his presidential campaign, Joe Biden would be well known worldwide. He was President Barack Obama’s second-in-command for eight years and sat on the Senate Foreign Relations …

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Investigations Usually Hurt a President’s Reputation – But Trump Isn’t Usual

Investigations often damage the president's approval rating, particularly if the inquiry drags on for a long time. But that may not matter to a historically unpopular president like Trump.

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Against All Odds, President Trump May Finally Bring Peace to Afghanistan

The US-Taliban talks are currently indicating towards the formation of a national interim government. However, this formation could still see some roadblocks. The Afghan security establishment, in collusion with “spoilers”, could push back against the peace talks.

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What’s The Economic Impact of a Government Shutdown?

With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is about to enter the new year. Here's what it could mean for the economy.

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Lessons Pakistani Democrats Can Learn from Tom Price

Tom Price's resignation may mean an end to his political career, but it reinforces the trust of millions of voters in the American democracy. What can quasi democracies like Pakistan learn from this episode?

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Trump Speaks at The UN: 5 Takeaways

The president threatened North Korea and decried the decimation of the American middle class – but didn’t have much praise for the work of the United Nations.

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James Mattis’ War

Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."

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As US Influence Wanes, Is Germany Ready to Step In?

Can Germany expand its international influence in the wake of a partial withdrawal of the U.S. from the international stage depends on its ability to play a regionally integrating role, either at the European Union or in other multilateral fora.

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