President Trump Suggests Executing Drug Dealers

President Trump suggested executing drug dealers to crack down on America’s opioid crisis. “The drug dealers, the drug pushers, they’re really doing damage,” Trump said at an opioid event at the White House Thursday. “Some countries have a very, very tough penalty — the ultimate penalty. And by the way, they have much less of…

Ex-CIA chief: Trump ‘unstable, inept, inexperienced, and also unethical’

Former CIA chief John Brennan on Friday predicted “rough waters ahead,” particularly on international issues, because President Trump is “unstable, inept, inexperienced, and also unethical.” In an interview with MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” Brennan told host Nicole Wallace that the president was “ill prepared” to take on the duties of commander-in-chief, particularly growing military aggression…

How the West got China wrong

LAST weekend China stepped from autocracy into dictatorship. That was when Xi Jinping, already the world’s most powerful man, let it be known that he will change China’s constitution so that he can rule as president for as long as he chooses—and conceivably for life. Not since Mao Zedong has a Chinese leader wielded so…

How Netanyahu Will Use Trump to Save His Hide

The cemeteries of Europe, Charles de Gaulle once quipped, are filled with indispensable people. And the caustic French nationalist leader believed it, but surely not about himself. Like de Gaulle, Benjamin Netanyahu, who will arrive in Washington over the weekend for a Monday meeting with President Donald Trump, believes himself to be indispensable, too—paradoxically, more…