Donald Trump and the End of Liberal History

November 14, 2016

Donald Trump and Brexit could mark the end of Western liberal history. In German history, November 9 is known as Schicksalstag (Day of Fate), with far-reaching implications for Europe. On November 9, 1918, Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated in the wake of the popular uprising of the “November...

Will President Trump Live Up to Expectations?

November 14, 2016

Donald Trump has raised so many expectations that it may be impossible for him to live up to them. Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton explains. There will be many explanations offered in the days and weeks to come for the surprise victory of President-Elect Donald Trump. The United States...

A Trump Administration on the Middle East

November 13, 2016

Donald Trump has no experience in either foreign policy or national security, no background in government and no overarching approach to America’s indispensable role in the world. As previous presidents, he will be mightily challenged in the troubled Middle East. Former US Ambassador Gary Grappo...