Marc Thiessen: Trump didn’t start this trade war, China did

Before President Trump announced that he was imposing 25 percent tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese goods, he got encouragement from an unlikely source: Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. The Senate Democratic leader, who has little good to say … Read More

Brexit as risk: The FOUR scenarios we could see in the coming months

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BREXIT has been delayed for a second time, with the date now set for the UK to depart the EU on October 31. But what this could mean is anything but clear. The British political elite continue squabbling over how, … Read More

E.U, China Trade Agreement Opposes Trump’s America First Agenda

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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welsome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 26, 2019. (Photo: Reuters) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured the European Union that … Read More

In Japan, Angela Merkel warns against treating North Korea naively

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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Emperor Akihito on the second and final day of her visit to Japan. Later events with students and scientists covered topics from North Korean disarmament through to cows’ digestion. Angela Merkel had a third and … Read More

A crunch Brexit vote is coming that could plunge the UK into fresh political chaos

U.K. lawmakers will vote on Theresa May’s Brexit plan on Tuesday, December 11. There are many who say she will fail to gather enough support. Possible outcomes include the collapse of government and May’s resignation. Parbul TV | Reuters TV … Read More

Brexit: Jewish families in UK who fled Nazis seek German passports

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As Brexit approaches, figures show that Germans who made Britain their home are increasingly applying for repatriation. The majority are the families of those who fled because they were persecuted by the Nazi regime. An increasing number of people living … Read More

French President Macron: Europe cannot depend on US for security

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Trump’s ‘aggressive’ isolationism means US ‘appears to be turning its back on shared history’, French president says. ‘It is up to us to … guarantee our security,’ Macron said on Monday [Philippe Wojazer/Pool/Reuters] The European Union must stop depending on the United States for … Read More

Trump’s policies could enable America’s economy to outpace China’s

The great engine of American capitalism is once again firing on all cylinders, as shown by the 4.1 percent annualized growth of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter of this year. Most Americans (with the exception of … Read More

US–EU Trade Deal Welcomed by German Leaders

The result was well above expectations, Germany’s Foreign Minister Maas says. President Donald Trump meets with the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 25, 2018. (Samira Bouaou/The … Read More

EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs on nearly all goods. The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs … Read More

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