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United States

I Support Trump But Firing FBI Chief Comey Was Wrong

-OpEd- I’m a Donald Trump supporter. I voted for him and — 112 days in — I’d vote for him again. As a former member of Congress, I found his call to “drain the swamp” in Washington particularly ...

United States

Trump Control, From Comey To Korean Peninsula

-Analysis- Having spent his whole life running a family business, Donald Trump is still adjusting to the strategic art of control required to effectively run the White House — and help lead the ...

Germany

The German Hamptons? Along The Wind-Swept Shores Of Sylt

Germany’s jet set loves this island and yet we have it almost all to ourselves. What makes ...

Italy

For Upcoming G7 Summit, Sicily's Sketchy Photo Is Awful PR

TAORMINA — This picturesque seaside Sicilian town has the honor to host next month's crucial G7 summit of top global leaders, which will also be the first major world gathering for newly installed ...

Italy

In The Kitchen Of The Future, 3D Printers Prepare Your Food

CAGLIARI — Danilo Spiga isn’t your everyday chef. He is a trained engineer and all the dishes he cooks are crafted by 3D printers. None of the diners were sick after Spiga's meal at a ...

India

Red Hot Gastronomy

These rows of red chilies, drying by the side of a road in northern India, bring back culinary memories of a painful kind. My French stomach, unaccustomed to eating spicy food, definitely had a ...

Switzerland

"Tiny Chalet" Wonder, For An Ecological Swiss Ski Vacation

The Thyon tourism office rents innovative "tiny houses" to ski vacationers: 56 square feet, fun a...

United States

A Very Dangerous Man In The White House

Beyond his media attacks and over-the-top reality TV performances, Donald Trump's lack of com...

France

True Fiction: When President Trump Met President Le Pen

After the stunning Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's election in the United States, all eyes shifted to the land of "liberté, égalité, fraternité" to see what modern democracy held in store, as ...

Mexico

The Wall Of Trump: Stand Your Ground, Pena Nieto!

-Editorial- SANTIAGO — Finally. The Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto reacted correctly to the new U.S. President Donald J. Trump, canceling the meeting they were scheduled to have last ...

Germany

A Call To Philosophers: Join The Fray, Help Fix Our World

Our era of authoritarian rulers and "alternative facts" makes the guiding light of philosophy mor...

United States

Defying Trump, Texas Sheriff Gives Safe Haven To Immigrants

Austin, Texas may be the first of many "sanctuary cities" that disobey President Donald Trump'...

Argentina

After Trump, Argentina Restricts Immigration To Fight Crime

-Analysis- BUENOS AIRES — It must be a sign of the times. Echoing the clampdown of foreign visitors by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, Argentina is set to tighten its border ...

France

True Fiction: When President Trump Meets President Macron

It's October 2017. The spring's French presidential elections had been won by a fresh-fac...

Switzerland

A Trump-Era Brain Drain? U.S.-Based Scientists Eye Switzerland

Foreign scientists working in the U.S. are seeking job prospects in Switzerland as they contempla...

Germany

How Merkel’s Lectures To Thin-Skinned Trump Can Backfire

-Analysis- BERLIN — On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump released a joint statement regarding their first phone call earlier that day. The statement ...

United States

Bannon Rising, Trump’s "Alt-Right" Advisor Consolidates Power

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's elevation of his chief political strategist to a major role in national security policy, and a White House order banning refugees from certain Muslim-majority ...

United States

Beyond Donald Trump, The Real Problem Is American Exceptionalism

-OpEd- When Donald Trump spoke at his inauguration on Jan. 20, there wasn’t even a hint of trying to be magnanimous. Instead, he called for the most narrow-minded form of nationalism. It's ...

United Kingdom

Special Relationships, A Duo's Dynamics

— Analysis — To be clear from the start: No, he is not Ronald Reagan and she is not Margaret Thatcher — and this certainly is not 1981. Still, any false analogies aside, today’s White House ...

United States

TrumpSpeak To Berlusconisms, New Frontiers Of Political Rhetoric

PARIS — When Donald Trump talks ... well, that's some kind of talking. During his successful run for the presidency, the world got to hear the billionaire real estate mogul turned reality TV star ...

United States

Donald Trump Era Opens With Darkness

The 45th U.S. president took office by discarding the postwar precedent of values-based U.S. lead...

France

Circumnavigating In The Age Of Trump

—Analysis— Back in the 16th century, it took Ferdinand Magellan’s crew more than two years to sail around the world. Yesterday, a new record was set in the prestigious Vendée Globe solo sailing ...