Trump appears to be changing his tune on Israel

    Jeremy Berke President Donald Trump on Friday fired a warning shot at Israel over a new West Bank settlement Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's government approved on Thursday. "While the existence of settlements is not in itself an impediment to peace, further unrestrained settlement activity does not help advance peace" The White House said …

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Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Thursday -- March 30, 2017 "If we were to use traditional measures for understanding leaders, which involve the defense of borders and national flourishing, Putin would count as the preeminent statesman of our time."On the world stage, who could vie with him?" So asks Chris Caldwell of the Weekly Standard in a remarkable essay in …

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The Trump and Putin effect? U.S. priority on Syria no longer focused on ‘getting Assad out’: Haley

By Michelle Nichols | NEW YORK The United States' diplomatic policy on Syria for now is no longer focused on making the war-torn country's president, Bashar al-Assad, leave power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Thursday, in a departure from the Obama administration's initial and public stance on Assad's fate. The view …

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