Jared under the bed?: Team Trump and the Russians | Blog – The Economist

Scary stuff in this Economist blog. It reports that Donald Trump‘s son-in-law is reported to have proposed a secret communications channel with the Kremlin.

Jared under the bed?: Team Trump and the Russians | The Economist

The Trump presidency is not a ma, pa and the kids family business, it’s a real threat to world peace. See the alarming editorial from Der Spiegel cited in my earlier blog http://wp.me/p1m0kg-cwh

Surely the point here is whether this was nativity of political process or a deliberate attempt to circumvent the checks and balances of the United States of America?

 

 

About Turn: What’s Really Behind the US’ New Approach to Syria – Sputnik News

Read Russian media in English, reporting how President Trump has changed US policy on Syria. It argues that the US’ top officials have recently announced that the US is changing tactics in Syria and is working on the possible de-confliction of operations in Syria with Russia. Interestingly, Russian media suggested what might be behind the revised US’ policies.

Source: About Turn: What’s Really Behind the US’ New Approach to Syria

This gives us another insight into President Trump, arguing that he’s escalating the fight against ISIS and trying to stop foreign fighters from returning home.

With so many open questions concerning Trump’s relationship with Russia, it’s fascinating to read Russian media putting him in a more favorable light.

Thoughts?