Japan, the chair of this year's Group of 20 summit held last week in Osaka, diminished its global leadership capacity by hosting a gathering dominated by political hot -potato centerpieces.

Let's begin with U.S. President Donald Trump and his top senior advisers in tow, daughter Ivanka Trump and Jared "making the peace process in the Middle East great again" Kushner.

Ivanka, whose awkward appearance among world leaders launched hashtag #UnwantedIvanka, wrote in her 2017 book "Women Who Work" that her father "is renowned for his negotiating skills," so she's "been fortunate to learn from the very best."