Trade. North Korea. Iran. The dangers awaiting Trump.

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U.S. allies are uncertain about Trump's future trade policies. Here an employee in a Tokyo foreign-exchange company watches TV news about the new U.S. president-elect, November 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Barack Obama met with Donald Trump at the Oval Office on Thursday following his spectacular election upset on November 8. While the president-elect promptly promised to “put America’s interests first, but deal fairly with everyone”, many U.S. allies are nervous about what his win will mean for U.S. policy. That means he now has to… Read more »

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Islamic State owes Donald Trump a debt of gratitude

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Donald Trump likes to instigate controversy and keep media attention focused on his campaign for president. In a speech on Dec. 7, Trump, who is leading national polls for the Republican nomination, shocked the world when he called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” — until American leaders “can… Read more »

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