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President Donald Trump’s ‘Magical Realism’

It is possible that President Donald Trump never suspected this, but among his many, yet never-acknowledged, talents is that of being a novelist. A novelist in the Latin American tradition of magic, or ‘magical realism.’ Magical realism is a style of fiction writing that combines a realistic view of the modern world while also adding …

Cesar Chelala

Trump in Middle Eastern eyes

When Trump walked into the White House in January 2017, panic spread like a bonfire, not only amongst US liberal circles – whatever their understanding of “liberal” might be – but also all across the globe, from Canada to Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, and eventually the Middle East as well. In American politics there were …

Mohamed Shirin El Hawary

Foreign investment in US down sharply

Investment totaled $259.6 billion (€221.2 billion), with the figure representing the second year of decline after a peak in 2015 when foreign investors’ expenditure in the US hit $439.5 billion.

Deutsche Welle

Trump’s decision on Iran deal spells disaster for Middle East

New York—US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the deal with Iran creates, unnecessarily, a new source of tension in a region besieged by conflicts. Given the level of legal troubles that President Trump is facing now, his decision could be based, to some extent, on creating the conditions to fog his personal …

Daily News Egypt

Trump to pull US out of Iran nuclear deal: NYT

US President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that he will pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a person briefed on the conversation. Consequently, pre-deal sanctions will be re-imposed on the Islamic republic, a move Iran has warned that it would retaliate …

Daily News Egypt

Trump will regret nuclear deal pullout: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that the American President Donald Trump would regret it if he decided to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Tehran and six world powers, Reuters reported on Monday. Iran’s response will be stronger than what the US imagine, and they would see that within a week, Rouhani said …

Mohamed Samir