The devastating London attack brings to light problems in our security agencies as well as the non-solution nature of nationalist populism. Terrorism is something to be tackled partly from within, 'close the border'-type statements don't work.
Democrats can't seem to find a strong foundation for their opposition to the confirmation of supreme court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch. They shouldn't.
As noted in a previous article, the elections in the Netherlands mean more than the continuation of right-wing populism. Conventional parties, as well as newcomers, have prevailed as right-wing populism is destined to the opposition, however, Wilders' freedom party has substantially influenced the results.
The Dutch elections are simply put forward as the next 'domino stone' to fall to populism. Other interesting political developments may represent much more in the global playing field than this bifurcated view of Wilders v. everyone else.
It might be obvious that Erdogan benefits from the recent diplomatic spat with the Netherlands. However, with upcoming elections, Dutch prime-minister Mark Rutte benefits from his supposedly professional handling of the situation. And Putin, with tensions within the NATO growing significantly, can count himself winner number three.
Democrats demand Rod Rosenstein to commit to appointing a special counsel investigating Russian ties to the Trump campaign. However, in doing so dismissing his excellent qualifications as well as the fact that any such decision would be made prematurely.
A short evaluation of the Sessions' story and its consequences, as well as the general effect of Trump's positive position with regard to Russia.