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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) afternoon general session in Washington March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The World Is Watching Donald Trump, And They’re Not Impressed

The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated a Donald Trump presidency as one of its top 10 threats to global stability and security. Other threats included Britain leaving the European Union and Russia’s military action in the Ukraine and Syria leading to a new Cold War.

March 22, 2016
China, US, Banking, Economy, World News, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, International Relations, Coattails, Obama

Brouhaha Over Bank Reflects Shifting Power Dynamic Between US, China

While Obama accuses China of free-loading off of American international act’s, the Asian power goads the US, as 46 other nations sign-up for the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank.

April 2, 2015
Russia, Ambassador, Diplomacy, John Tefft, Putin, International Relations, Foreign Serivce, World News

Diplomat John Tefft Navigates Sticky US-Russia Relations

Although he’s seen years of cooperation between the U.S. and Russia, ambassador John Tefft finds the current relation competitive, and difficult.

March 25, 2015