The only way to avoid Berlusconi-level disaster in the U.S. is to continue criticizing Trump, exposing his lies and holding him to account for his words and actions.
This year promises to be interesting — and harrowing — if you happen to be a dictator clinging to power in an oil-exporting country.
Mainstream parties must reclaim the mantle of patriotism and redefine the national interest accordingly. In today's world, the national interest lies in managing openness — not in throwing it away.
Doing nothing, or making only isolated gestures to oppose China's sovereignty claims in the South China Sea, will simply hand Beijing a fait accompli.
Abe should use his speech marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II as an occasion to reinforce the image of Japan as a positive force in Asia.
If the British public truly opposes immigration, they are probably referring to non-EU immigration.