Trump Cancels Summit with North Korea

After a few heated exchanges between North Korea and the United States over the past week, Donald Trump canceled the planned summit between the two nations this past Thursday.  It might as well have, for


Killing the Iran Nuclear Deal

Despite no approval from any of the other signatories of the Iran nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (J.C.P.O.A.), President Trump on Tuesday announced the United States is leaving the


The Republican Party Under Trump

Republicans are dropping like flies and November’s midterm elections have not even arrived.  At last count 40 Republican members of Congress have announced their intention not to seek reelection—a record.  The party is hemorrhaging support


The FBI raids Michael Cohen’s Office

In another twist to the ongoing investigations of Donald Trump and his interactions, the FBI raided the office of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, last week.  For such a raid to occur, means that standard


Exit Tillerson, Enter Mike Pompeo

Last week Donald Trump fired his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a move that was not necessarily a surprise as the relationship between the two has been outwardly strained for some time.  Tillerson, as


Trump Announces Tariffs

During the 2016 presidential race, Donald Trump ran on a pledge to protect American products by imposing tariffs on imports.  His threats were alarming.  They would in all probability start global trade wars as countries


Keeping Guantanamo Bay Open

President Trump in his State of the Union address last week announced he was re-opening the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba again to new enemy combatants.  In his address he stated, “Terrorists who do things


The Trump Administration’s First Year

America First.  It is the core of Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda.  He began his first year in office with his inaugural address where his foreign policy announcements centered on U.S. trade deficits, refocusing burden