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  • Canada's US dilemma

    Every time Donald J Trump berates Canada, the friendliest neighbour any country could have, those Gerry Rafferty/Joe Egan lyrics from a Stealer's Wheel song rings through my mind.

  • Trump's 'personal' foreign policy

    Donald J Trump's foreign policy weltanschauung may be better understood perceptually and through his personal relations than its claim to be practical and pragmatic. This seems to be the message from a purview of four of his policy pursuits: rebalancing trade with China, clipping Iran's wings, anchoring a bold Middle East policy approach upon recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and denuclearising North Korea. They do add up, and there may be something beyond a simple sum of all the parts, but constructing and construing them from unfolding events can also breed confusion.

  • For the US, a year that will live in infamy

    Two events that bookended the year 2017 epitomise the dire political predicament the United States faces.

  • Shaping Eurasia's future

    US President Donald J Trump's targeting of a two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran's ability to produce nuclear weapons could not only spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, but also tilt European-Chinese competition for domination of Eurasia's future energy infrastructure in China's favour.

  • Trump's truck driver moment pics overdrive Twitter

    President Donald Trump meets with truckers at the White House, and they let him get behind the wheel of one of the big rigs himself.

  • US President Barack Obama (R) greets President-elect Donald Trump

    Trump alleges wire tapping by Obama during campaign

    US President Donald Trump accuses former president Barack Obama of wire tapping him in October during the late stages of the presidential election campaign, but offers no evidence to support the allegation.