08 mai 2018

Two-Faced Trump: Peace in Korea, World War in the Middle East

counterpunch.org

Photo by Graham C99 | CC BY 2.0 The president giveth and he taketh away. Donald Trump is a stern and wrathful leader. He thinks nothing of raining down fire and fury upon the enemies of his “chosen people.” Indeed, he even flirts with ending the world if he doesn’t receive due respect and the requisite number of burnt offerings. But he can also reward his followers, and those who curry his favor, with positions of power and untold riches. This month, Trump will appear as both of these avatars. [...]