The age of Trumputin

Since the Cold War, American and Russian leaders have been drawn into one-on-one meetings – occasionally leading to a diplomatic breakthrough. But the Trump and Putin summit is something much more unpredictable.

Like it or not – and much of the world doesn’t – Donald Trump is now getting into his stride. At home, he has the chance to appoint his second Supreme Court justice in two years, and with that to change the ethos of the court for a generation. Abroad, he’s made headlines with a flurry of summits that have deeply alarmed America’s allies. After Trump-Xi and Trump-Kim (perhaps the most implausible of global meetings) comes the encounter that has been most eagerly awaited –...
source: New Statesman

2018-07-11 20:11
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