Monday, November 14, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 14, 2016

BBC: Will President-elect Trump live in the White House or New York?

Since last week's election upset, rumours have been swirling over whether newly appointed President-elect Donald Trump will leave his $100m (£80m) New York penthouse for the White House.

The billionaire's 58th floor residence in Trump Tower offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and has been decorated in a "Louis XIV style" decked in gold and marble.

Photos of the penthouse, published by the Daily Mail, show enormous chandeliers, plush sofas, and gold-encrusted Corinthian columns.

Mr Trump once told biographer Michael D'Antoni about his penthouse, expressing great pride in its construction.

"This is a very complex unit. Building this unit, if you look at the columns and the carvings, this building, this unit was harder than building the building itself."

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 14, 2016

Trade. North Korea. Iran. The dangers awaiting Trump. -- Andrew Hammond, Reuters

Can Trump rip up the Iran deal? Easier said than done -- Nicolas Revise, AFP

Trump’s Pivot to Asia -- Michael Auslin, WSJ

Former U.S. officials expect tough North Korea policy under Trump -- Elizabeth Shim, UPI

Should Japan worry about President Trump? -- Grant Newsham, Asia Times

Trump, Putin and a nervous NATO -- Peter Apps, Reuters

The number one reason to fix U.S.-Russia relations -- Josh Cohen, Reuters

Is Putin's Russia Ready For Trump's America? -- Joshua Yaffa, New Yorker

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and the art of a deal with Russia -- Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

Here's why President Obama is unlikely to pardon Hillary Clinton -- Gregory Korte , USA TODAY

Why India wiped out 86% of its cash overnight -- Justin Rowlatt, BBC

China's Rising Prices Are a Sign of Trouble -- Christopher Balding, Bloomberg

South Africa’s crisis could become a monster if Zuma is left unchecked -- Mzukisi Qobo, Mail & Guardian

No longer impossible: Marine Le Pen can win -- Konrad Yakabuski, The Globe and Mail

A Populist Revolution in Europe? Not Just Yet -- Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Tinker, tailor, hacker, spy: Who is benefiting more from the cyberisation of intelligence, the spooks or their foes? -- The Economist

Latin America's New Politics Aren't Left or Right -- Mac Margolis, Bloomberg

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