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Trump’s Climate Policy and the Risks for Wall Street

By walking away from the Paris climate agreement, the Trump administration has inadvertently made the U.S. financial system more unstable...

Congress vs. the President; What Trump can learn from Obama

President Donald Trump was backed into a corner in late July, forced to sign a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, despite opposing it on substance and form...

The meaning and limits of an impeachment procedure

To make a long story short: does Donald Trump deserve to be removed from the office of president of the United States? Yes, probably. Can he be removed through impeachment proceedings? Yes, technically. Will he be impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate? No, most probably...

Dal “preacher in chief” al “twitter in chief”: la retorica politica da Obama a Trump

Spesso, nelle democrazie, le elezioni vedono vincere la parte opposta a quella detentrice del potere; raramente questa regola è apparsa più chiara che con il passaggio di consegne tra Barack Obama e Donald Trump. Non solo due rappresentanti di partiti opposti, ma soprattutto due individui che appaiono l’uno il negativo dell’altro...

Le scelte di Trump e il fantasma di Obama

 E’ legittimo – e per certi versi fisiologico – che un Presidente in carica voglia continuare a distinguersi dal suo predecessore ben oltre il tempo della campagna elettorale: ...

Malaysia in the balance

In the past year U.S. prosecutors have taken steps towards confiscating nearly $2 billion in high-end real estate, precious works of art and even the rights to Hollywood movies like ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ that high-ranking Malaysian politicians, entrepreneurs and financiers acquired with funds they allegedly stole from a government development fund...

The U.S. and Thailand: warm relations but Thailand stays the same

Although General Prayuth Chan-ocha’s meeting with President Trump, which was supposed to take place in late July, has been postponed, Thailand’s relations with the United States still appear warmer now than at any time since the country’s 2014 coup...

Il quadro interno per la Presidenza Trump: opportunità e scommesse difficili

 Guardando alla Presidenza Trump, i media internazionali – in realtà anche quelli americani – hanno perso di vista alcuni dati di fondo, che hanno a che fare con l’America nel suo complesso e assai meno con la Casa Bianca...

Il nuovo fattore saudita nel Medio Oriente in movimento

Lo scorso 21 giugno Re Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, sovrano saudita e Custode delle due Sacre Moschee, ha elevato al rango di Principe Ereditario il figlio trentaduenne Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (MbS), aprendo la strada, per la prima volta dalla fondazione del Regno, ad una successione dinastica in linea verticale e non più tra i figli di Ibn Saud...

From Hunter to Hunted: Trump’s Russiagate Communication Challenge

The 2016 U.S. presidential elections were upended by Donald Trump’s ability to communicate directly with a large swath of the population that doesn’t feel represented by the political institutions and the mainstream media...