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"A RECENT Financial Times editorial described President Donald Trump’s concept of foreign policy as “a series of parallel exercises in strong-armed dealmaking with other leaders — sometimes with no clear end game in mind”.

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Former CIA director John Brennan spoke for the first time on TV after Donald Trump yanked his security clearance to tell Rachel Maddow Friday that the president is “drunk on power” — and capable of triggering a disaster.
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Trump's solution to avoid a hangover, stay drunk all the time.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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This post was edited by dostoevskydr at 2018-8-20 14:04
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Former CIA director John Brennan spoke for the first time on TV a ...

"US strong-armed tactics now cover a very wide canvas: pressure on Mexico and Canada to revise the Nafta;
on G7 and EU allies to lower tariffs;
on Nato allies to pay more;
on Turkey to release an evangelical pastor;
on Pakistan to ‘do more’ in Afghanistan;
on the Palestinians to accept a blatantly one-sided solution with Israel;
on North Korea to unilaterally denuclearise;
on Iran to disavow its nuclear and missile programmes and reverse its regional ambitions;
on Russia to withdraw from Crimea and end its role in the Ukraine;
and, most importantly, on China to retard its rapid economic, military and technological progress."


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dostoevskydr Post time: 2018-8-19 19:19
"US strong-armed tactics now cover a very wide canvas: pressure on Mexico and Canada to revise the  ...

"These policies will ‘break a lot of china’ not only in the targeted countries but also in America. None of these exercises in coercion is likely to end well."

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Triggering a nuclear war is most fightening when you have a mad man with his finger on the nuclear button!

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dostoevskydr Post time: 2018-8-19 19:19
"US strong-armed tactics now cover a very wide canvas: pressure on Mexico and Canada to revise the  ...

"Nafta will be revised; but not much will be gained materially by the US, while trust will be lost with its North American neighbours."




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dostoevskydr Post time: 2018-8-19 19:19
"US strong-armed tactics now cover a very wide canvas: pressure on Mexico and Canada to revise the  ...

"Nato allies will agree to pay more for their defence; but their confidence in their US protector has been significantly eroded. Many Europeans are now seeking closer economic and political relations with Moscow and Beijing."

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