Monthly Archives: December 2016

Kerry: Settlements Put Two States “in Jeopardy”

by James M. Wall In a hard-hitting, long-overdue speech, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday strongly criticized Israel’s government, saying that Israel’s settlements put the two-state solution “in jeopardy”. Barak Ravid, diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz, reported that Kerry said “trends … Continue reading

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Danger Ahead: First Unfettered Twitter President

by James M. Wall President-elect Donald J. Trump will be sworn in January 20th as the nation’s 45th president, following the most contentious, hate-filled presidential campaign in the nation’s history. Hillary Clinton, Trump’s Democratic challenger, won the 2016 popular vote by more than a 2 percent … Continue reading Continue reading

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Which Trump Will We See After January 20?

by James M. Wall President-elect Donald J. Trump will soon hold the power of the White House. Any comment on “What Will Trump Do”, depends on which Trump emerges to exercise that power once he is inaugurated. There is the scripted Trump who does … Continue reading Continue reading

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Focusing on Trump With “A Withering Gaze”

by James M. Wall On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, President-elect Donald Trump met with the publisher of The New York Times and some editors, columnists and reporters at the paper. Times’ columnist Charles Blow  was not at the meeting. The next … Continue reading

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