History suggests any peace negotiation has only a small chance of succeeding, because agreement requires compromise, which in turn requires leaders willing to make concessions and sell them to their publics. When it comes to the Israel-Palestine conflict, neither condition seems to exist, writes
It is not necessary to be even vaguely partisan to be disappointed that America’s Republican senators who sat in judgement of their president, and aspiring second-term president, ignored Donald Trump’s gross abuses of power and collusion with autocrats.
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy.says nothing could be further from the truth.
Earlier this week President Vladimir Putin announced plans to amend Russia's constitution so he will, when he is obliged to stand down as president in 2024, retain power. Moscow's parliament was informed though not consulted on measures that mean Putin's two decades of autocracy will not end when he resigns.