Legend holds that King Canute brought his flatterers to the sea to show them that even a king could not command the ocean waves, that the laws of nature are more powerful than the decrees of men.
Throughout the US presidential campaign, Donald Trump criticized the Obama administration for being “too soft” on Iran and for allowing it to gain strength in the Middle East.
Under Donald Trump’s leadership, America is now once again entering a shameful period of choosing to fear refugees.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is leading the United Kingdom toward a very “hard” Brexit in 2019 – and potentially off a cliff, if the UK leaves the European Union without an exit or trade deal.
President Donald Trump was sworn into power on Friday, assuming a tremendous amount of responsibility for the welfare and security of Americans.
In 2015, the 62 richest people in the world held as much wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest and most vulnerable. In 2016, a mere eight people did, and they were all men.
With Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States fast approaching, the strangest – even craziest – post-election transition in US history is about to come to an end.
In Aleppo, the devastated Syrian city and former rebel stronghold that has now been retaken by Syrian government forces, there was a glimmer of hope even as the bombs were falling.
The killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey on Monday evening might have prompted knee-jerk comparisons to the 1914 assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, but it almost certainly won’t spark a World War I-type conflict.
The end of the wretched campaign to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union against the advice of our friends around the world is less than a month away.
In or out, Britain will pay a price in delayed investment and consumption and increased volatility simply because it is voting on its European Union future.
Republican presidential candidates such as Senator Ted Cruz have pledged to appoint a justice like Antonin Scalia to the US Supreme Court, if given the opportunity. Yet Mr.