Our new president offers a clean break in many ways, but he’ll still try to have the United States run the world.
By fomenting a violent uprising against democratic rule last week, President Trump did something unique in American history. He unleashed terror in his own country. Previous presidents have only done that abroad.
With American democracy pushed to the breaking point, the fate of other formerly free countries could soon be ours, too.
With a bizarre, presumptuous tweet, the United States hastily declares a winner in a complex conflict.
China, Japan, and South Korea could brush the United States aside — if they could only get past centuries of conflict.