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[Joseph E. Stiglitz] Trump’s rogue America

Donald Trump has thrown a hand grenade into the global economic architecture that was so painstakingly constructed in the years after World War II’s end. The attempted destruction of this rules-based...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:37

[Adam Minter] On climate, China should think small

It‘s a common sight in rural China: rows and rows of low-rise apartment buildings, often topped by solar water heaters the size of kitchen tables. By one estimate, 30 million Chinese households rely ...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:37

[Other view] ‘America first’? Not by alienating allies

President Trump was elected on a pledge to put “America first.” But that doesn’t mean alliances should be secondary. Strong bonds are in the country’s best interests, and straining these ties is coun...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:36

[Carl P. Leubsdorf] Russia probe looms over Trump’s international and domestic agenda

As presidential aides H.R. McMaster and Gary Cohn briefed reporters on President Donald Trump’s meetings with fellow global leaders, a television screen behind them displayed the latest Washington Po...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:36

[Jonathan Bernstein] Trump’s Paris exit: Big now, not in 2020

Donald Trump’s re-election chances are not about to tick this way or that because of his decision to exit the Paris climate accord. Yes, environmentalism of all kinds polls very well among the popu...

Updated : 2017.06.05 18:04

[David Ignatius] Putin’s combativeness comes at a cost

When Russian President Vladimir Putin invited NBC’s Megyn Kelly to question him onstage at a glitzy forum here, maybe he thought he’d have an easier time than Donald Trump did in his confrontation wi...

Updated : 2017.06.05 18:04

[Francis Wilkinson] Democracy faces the enemy within

We’re past the point of shifting blame. We know who gave us the presidency of Donald Trump, and it wasn’t Hillary Clinton or Jill Stein or James Comey. The culprit was democracy. Even if you defend...

Updated : 2017.06.05 18:04

[Trudy Rubin] Hail the wannabe leader of the unfree world

Remember when US presidents were called the “leader of the free world”? That phrase became something of a Cold War relic after the Soviet Union collapsed. But it has new relevance now that Russia ...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:59

[Lee Jong-koo] Budget cannot solve all problems

There is a myriad of policy challenges to be tackled by the new Moon Jae-in administration: revitalizing the slowing Korean economy; narrowing the growing income gap; and addressing other chronic iss...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:59

[Other view] How Donald Trump is ushering in the Chinese century

In February 1941, Henry R. Luce, editor and publisher of Time and Life magazines, wrote a striking editorial in Life magazine. It began by lamenting what he saw as Americans’ pessimism, “As we look o...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:59

[David Ignatius] As Trump disrupts, Moscow celebrates

When Russian officials and analysts here talk about the US investigation of their alleged hacking of the 2016 campaign, two themes predominate: They’re flattered that their country is seen as such a...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:46

[Laurence Tubiana] Donald Trump’s historic mistake

US President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will no longer participate in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the landmark United Nations treaty that many of us worked so hard to ach...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:46

[The Nation ] In the Marawi conflict, a warning for Thailand

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last week declared martial law in the restive region of Mindanao to quell violence by a militant group linked to the Islamic State group in the city of Marawi. T...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:46

[Ferdinando Giugliano] Italy doesn’t need early elections

Italy’s main political parties are edging closer to agreement on a new electoral law, which could pave the way for an early election in the autumn. In theory, this ought to be good news: Italy faces ...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:45

[Other view] Trump‘s big Paris mistake

Any rational, responsible business leader, faced with an existential threat to his enterprise, would take steps to manage the risk. With his decision to leave the Paris climate accord, President Dona...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:45