Tag Archive for: "Donald Trump"
Turnbull on Trump: dystopia and deals

Australia has a split policy ticket on Donald Trump—quietly horrified at his multilateral impact, yet quite satisfied with the bilateral relationship. Multilateral smash-up contrasts with relative bilateral smoothness. Canberra clings to the Trump administration while …

Trump and Xi have failed the leadership test

Leadership—the ability to help people frame and achieve their goals—is absolutely crucial during a crisis. Winston Churchill demonstrated that while leading Britain in 1940, as did Nelson Mandela during South Africa’s transition from apartheid. By …

The Trump effect on global press freedom

I had been captive in Afghanistan for about two weeks when the government of my home country, Canada, contacted those attempting to negotiate my release. They told negotiators to get me on the phone the …

Welcome to the post-American world

The first global crisis of the post-American era is here. The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic will shape the world for years to come. For the better part of a century, the United States has …