President Trump Says Europe Is 'Losing Its Culture'

President Trump Says Europe Is 'Losing Its Culture'

The British tabloid The Sun published an explosive interview with President Trump that might make his talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May awkward. AILSA CHANG, HOST: President Trump has closed out his first day in the United Kingdom with a thud. There was some pomp and circumstance and a dinner at the birthplace of […]

The Coming Split in NATO

The Coming Split in NATO

Now, however, we are on the cusp of a reversal. Americans, on the populist right, the socialist left, and most points in between, have lost their appetite for armed intervention, and the country’s chief conflict in the coming decades is likely to be a protracted cold war with an increasingly powerful Beijing. Europe, meanwhile, has […]

Trump's Feud With Europe Is Worse Than You Think

Trump's Feud With Europe Is Worse Than You Think

If I learned one thing from my recent three week visit to Europe, it’s that the transatlantic partnership is in serious trouble. And I’m not talking about what Trump said at the NATO summit this morning, calling Germany Russia’s puppet and criticizing other longtime allies for not shelling out enough on defense. I’m talking about […]

THOMAS: Europe awakens to migrant threat

THOMAS: Europe awakens to migrant threat

Much of Europe was asleep, or in denial, when the Nazis took power and began rebuilding their military in violation of the Versailles Treaty that brought World War I to an end. Now, after years of virtually unlimited migration from predominately North African and other Muslim regions, some European nations are awakening to what this […]

Enforced development helps give Europe a grip on FIFA World Cup 2018

Enforced development helps give Europe a grip on FIFA World Cup 2018

MOSCOW — Explaining Europe’s stranglehold on the World Cup requires delving into a thick handbook of seemingly mind-numbing regulations. The eligibility requirements for clubs playing in Europe’s elite club competitions go far beyond guidelines for stadiums, spectators and players at Champions League and Europa League matches. Flick past finance and governance rules and stop at […]

Brexit, NATO, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

Brexit, NATO, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Theresa May scrambles to save her government, Europe prepares for President Trump and the World Cup reaches fever pitch. Here’s the latest: • Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to save her government after her foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, quit over her plans […]

Art Cashin: Markets expect Europe to eventually 'accommodate' Trump on trade

Art Cashin: Markets expect Europe to eventually 'accommodate' Trump on trade

Financial markets believe Europe will eventually “accommodate” President Donald Trump on trade, Wall Street’s Art Cashin told CNBC on Monday. “Even if it’s only to a slight degree, the president will step back and claim victory,” said Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS at the New York Stock Exchange. Trump is threatening tariffs on […]

Netanyahu's Dark Deal With Eastern Europe Condones anti-Semitism and Occupation

Netanyahu's Dark Deal With Eastern Europe Condones anti-Semitism and Occupation

Netanyahu’s Polish romance, much like his Hungarian romance, is part of a much bigger story. For years, Netanyahu has been promoting all sorts of ties with the radical right in Europe. He has some passionate fans there: A long list of anti-democratic movements and governments that consider Bibi’s Israel an optimal partner. The Israeli government […]

Europe to be united, strong if US raises more tariffs: France

Europe to be united, strong if US raises more tariffs: France

PARIS (Reuters) – The United States can expect a strong and united response from Europe to any further tariff increases, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday, warning a trade war was already underway. FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire walks in the courtyard as he arrives at the Elysee Palace […]