Kirsten H. Kreger

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The Shaky State Of The Islamic State

President Trump says he wants a swift and complete victory over the Islamic State, and he inherits the battle at a moment when the extremist group is losing ground in Iraq and Syria. The group's self-declared caliphate is looking increasingly fragile.<p>Could 2017 be the year the U.S. and its allies …

Middle East

Here are the potential sinister motives behind Donald Trump's voter fraud lie

During the third presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace asked Donald Trump whether he would “absolutely accept the result of the election” should he lose. What Wallace neglected to ask was whether Trump would accept the result if he won.<p>Now we know the answer.<p>In his first reception with …

Donald Trump

Germany gives up on President Trump: Angela Merkel’s advisers don’t believe he’ll act “presidential”

Germany’s chief executive doesn’t have high hopes for her American counterpart<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel's advisers have apparently given up on the notion that she should expect statesmanlike behavior from President Donald Trump.<p>German officials' ongoing concerns about the Trump administration …

Trump dogged by insecurity over popular vote, media coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the …

Donald Trump

How Journalists Covered the Rise of Mussolini and Hitler

How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the …

Why Did People Vote For Brexit? Understanding The Leave Vote In The EU Referendum

And how disadvantaged Leave voters could change the face of British politics.<p>Economically disadvantaged, anti-immigration voters helped secure the …

This college president makes 129 times more than the $42,000 his students earn after years in the workplace

The highest paid college presidents can earn millions of dollars each year, but their students typically go on to make a small fraction of that.<p>The …

Brexit EU customs union deal possible - trade minister

<b>The UK could seek a deal which would allow sections of the economy to remain within the EU's customs union after Brexit, international trade minister Greg Hands has suggested.</b><p>Mr Hands said officials would be able to choose the type of products to be covered by agreements.<p>The union operates …

United Kingdom

Jon Stewart: Trump's bid a 'gift from heaven'

Not even a Donald Trump presidential run could get Jon Stewart to reconsider his impending retirement from “The Daily Show.”<p>Trump’s White House bid is a comedic “gift from heaven,” Stewart proclaimed on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday night, raising his hands to the skies in a mock hosanna.<p>“Thank you …

Jon Stewart