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Trump’s NATO summit: when drama overcomes substance

The 2018 NATO Summit will be remembered as one of the most tense in recent history. The reasons do not lie in external challenges or enemies, as the 29 allies once again showed convergence on measures adopted to safeguard their national and collective security. The drama, rather, came from US President Donald Trump’s negotiation and communication strategy...

A Russian conservative view of Putin: interview with Alexander Dugin

After the splash of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, U.S. President Donald Trump is now ready for another step in his disruptive diplomacy, a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Pursuing Realistic US Goals at the Helsinki Summit

The summit meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on July 16 offers an important opportunity to repair the badly damaged relationship between Russia and the United States. A successful outcome would be beneficial to European nations as well, since it could substantially reduce overall East-West tensions...

The U.S.-North Korea summit: Some daunting obstacles

The on-again, off-again summit meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is on again. However, crucial conditions must be met for the event to become anything other than a brief photo opportunity that later descends into an exchange of vitriol...

Trump’s Korea diplomacy as a big gamble

Observers of American diplomacy with North Korea over the last 18 months could be forgiven for suffering from a case of severe whiplash...

Il G7 di “America First” e la curva di apprendimento dei partner

 Il G7 canadese di Charlevoix è stato, come previsto, travolto dall’uragano Donald. Non c’è accordo sulla sostanza di un Comunicato finale, neppure minimalista, e il Presidente americano ha lasciato l’incontro (in anticipo) accusando il premier Justin Trudeau di essere un bugiardo...

Donald Trump e Kim Jong-un: l’incertezza come fattore strutturale

L’avvicinamento al possibile vertice Trump-Kim è sembrato un’altalena quasi impazzita di annunci, speranze, smentite, accuse reciproche. Si tratta, in ogni caso, di un rapporto bilaterale dai caratteri davvero peculiari. Solitamente, un summit di questa importanza su un tema delicatissimo come la questione coreana sarebbe preceduto da un accordo già raggiunto dai negoziatori dei due paesi...

Trump’s traditionally Republican economic choices

The big question when Donald Trump was running for the US presidency was, How is his economic policy different from mainstream Republican economics? Now that he is president, the big question is, How is it not?...

The US and the Iran deal: an American violation and a weakening of the global nuclear regime

US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will not certify the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), effectively removes America from the agreement. Trump justified the decision on the grounds that Iran is an untrustworthy partner and the deal itself is flawed...

Trump e l’Iran: la fine del fantasma di Obama

 Con la decisione di ritirarsi dall’accordo nucleare iraniano (il cosiddetto JCPOA) si chiude un ciclo. Certamente per il presidente Trump, e forse per l’intera politica estera americana...