The Donald Trump Presidency · US China rivalry

Is Trump Calling Out Xi Jinping?

During the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to counter the influence of a rising China. Perhaps, as his recent phone call with the Taiwan President suggests, this new approach is already here. “Is Trump Calling Out Xi Jinping?”, Pat Buchanan, December 6, 2016: Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai… Continue reading Is Trump Calling Out Xi Jinping?

Australian Foreign Policy/ Foreign Affairs

The American- Australian alliance

In response to Donald Trump’s rise to the Presidency, former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating, claimed it was time for Australia to withdraw from its alliance with the United States. “The foreign policy of Australia is basically we have tag-along rights to the US”, he said. “It’s time to cut the tag. It’s time to get out… Continue reading The American- Australian alliance

United Nations

The UN giving out its unnecessary, unwanted advice

A subsidiary group within the United Nations, has recently called upon the United States to pay reparations towards Black Americans, due to a legacy of ‘enslavement, racial subordination, radical terrorism, and racial inequality in the US’. Regardless of whether US leadership feels compelled to give ‘reparations’ to Black Americans, why is it considered the realms of UN influence, to… Continue reading The UN giving out its unnecessary, unwanted advice