Trump Talking to Iran: Trump’s Trial Risks Rise Big-Time: the globalist

Trump’s Trial Risks Rise Big-Time

The courts move to the center of the U.S. political debate. | By Frank Vogl

Talking to Rouhani: Trump Shooting from the Hip? Or Following a Script?

Message to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Tel Aviv: Don’t worry, U.S. President Donald J. Trump has no intention of meeting his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, unconditionally. | By James M. Dorsey

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