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The 'Muslim World' Does Not Exist

Presidential addresses like Trump's Riyadh speech rely on a faulty premise.<p>“I chose to make my first foreign visit a trip to the heart of the Muslim world,” President Trump said in Riyadh on Sunday, in a speech billed as a call to Muslims to promote a peaceful understanding of Islam and to unite …

Religion

One year on: How Max Verstappen made history in Spain

May 11, 2017<p>• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes<br>• History graduate from Reading University<br>• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014<p>At 18 …

Ook Obama is gezwicht voor de douceurtjes van bancaire sponsors

De beeldentuin staat in het piepkleine gehucht Lucas, Kansas, en heet, niet bijster origineel, de Tuin van Eden. De beelden zijn vervaardigd door een …

Trump's first 100 days: Trump was never going to 'drain the swamp' – he has let down the US electorate

From the outside looking in, it seems pretty unfair to judge the leader of the free world based on just 100 days in office. But the truth is, 100 …

Donald Trump

Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election - documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters.<p>They described …

Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

SHANGHAI (AP) — Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged and the company has applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the U.S. The commercial engine of the first daughter's brand is …

Will The New York Times Ever Fix Its Clinton Problem?

The paper of record has failed us in this regard.<p><i>But injustice breeds injustice; the fighting with shadows and being defeated by them necessitates the setting up of substances to combat.</i><p>—Charles Dickens, <i>Bleak House</i><p>The first prolonged literary autopsy of the 2016 presidential campaign of Hillary …

De Puinhopen van Obama’s Midden-Oosten beleid

<i>De groeiende invloed van Poetin, de humanitaire catastrofe in het Midden-Oosten en het einde van de Amerikaanse wereldorde: wie de balans opmaakt van</i> …

Our Dishonest President - Los Angeles Times

It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. The Times called him unprepared and unsuited for the job he was seeking, and said his election would be a “catastrophe.”<p>Still, nothing …

Trump News Today

1/ <b>The New York State attorney general sued Trump and his three eldest children for "persistent illegal conduct" at the Donald J. Trump Foundation</b>. …

De opluchting over de verkiezingen is misplaatst

Er ging vorige week donderdag een hoorbare zucht van opluchting over de wereld. In Nederland was dan toch maar mooi de revolte van Brexit en Trump …

The Bombs of Steve Bannon

Like much of the world, I’ve been trying to understand Stephen K. Bannon, the chief strategist and guiding force behind the chaos of Donald Trump’s bizarre presidency — chaos by design.<p>He has been called the most dangerous political operative in America, the second most powerful man in the world …

A Bill So Bad It’s Awesome

It has long been obvious to anyone following health policy that Republicans would never devise a workable replacement for Obamacare. But the bill unveiled this week is worse than even the cynics expected; its awfulness is almost surreal. And the process by which it came to be tells you a lot about …

President Trump’s Muslim Ban Lite

President Trump was center stage when his administration hastily rolled out a sweeping travel ban targeting Muslims in late January, vowing it would ensure “we are not admitting into our country the very threats our soldiers are fighting overseas.”<p>He was out of sight on Monday as administration …

Cookies op Trouw

Trouw.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën ("cookies") onder andere om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden.<p>Ook kunnen we …

From Trump, the Nationalist, a Trail of Global Trademarks

LONDON — Donald J. Trump has cast himself as the anti-globalist president.<p>But Donald Trump, the businessman, is a different story.<p>During the campaign, Mr. Trump’s organization continued to file dozens of new trademarks, in China, Canada, Mexico, the European Union and Indonesia, and one of his …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump 'not denying Russia was behind hacking campaign', says Priebus

Donald Trump no longer denies that Russia orchestrated a cyber-attack against Hillary Clinton’s campaign and her party, according to his top advisers, who also blamed Democrats for the breach and falsely characterized the testimony of an intelligence chief to Congress.<p>Barack Obama says Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Part I. Terrorism Cases: 2001

Terrorism

Who are the Terrorists?

When the data is extended to include individuals who conducted attacks inside the United States that were foiled or otherwise failed to kill anyone, …

Trump’s 'Two-for-One' Regulation Executive Order

Will the president’s plan to reduce the cost and burden of rules work? And is it even necessary?<p>On Monday morning, President Donald Trump signed yet another executive order, following the 17 wide-ranging executive actions enacted during his first week in office. This latest order tackles yet …

Donald Trump

What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do

The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.<p><i>Updated on Monday, January 30, at 1:01 p.m.</i><p>President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all …

Immigration

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Political Science

This conspiracy theory says the world could end on February 16

<b>What are you doing February 16? If it’s important, you might want to move it up a few days.</b><p>Last year, Nasa spotted a giant object thundering through …

Het economische gelijk van Trump

Veel mensen zijn ernstig bezorgd over het economische en geopolitieke beleid onder President Trump. De tegenstellingen zijn enorm tussen voor en …

The first days inside Trump’s White House: Fury, tumult and a reboot

President Trump had just returned to the White House on Saturday from his final inauguration event, a tranquil interfaith prayer service, when the flashes of anger began to build.<p>Trump turned on the television to see a jarring juxtaposition — massive demonstrations around the globe protesting his …

Donald Trump