Donald Trump in Washington and Emmanuel Macron in Paris gained their respective presidencies by reading the political disruptions of globalization more shrewdly than most leaders in the West, writes contributor Bill Moloney—but since taking power, their policies and polling have diverged sharply.
The political turmoil besetting Merkel in Germany, Macron in France, May in the UK, and Trump in the US has a common denominator, says contributor Bill Moloney. Voters don’t like the old “new” global order.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s fantasy of a post-national world where Europe and America go separate ways will only discredit him, predicts contributor Bill Moloney.
One hundred years ago this Sunday, World War I came to an end — but its horrific toll of death and destruction has continued to cast a dark shadow over the ensuing century, writes Bill Moloney
A weak, whiny Italy and a strong, stern Germany maneuver warily for the advantage in the European Union’s latest episode of “Can this marriage be saved,” writes contributor Bill Moloney.