U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto arrive for a press conference at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City, Mexico, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Josh Cohen, Reuters: The top three global winners and losers in a Trump presidency
The world still has to wait for Donald Trump to flesh out the details of his foreign policy. Based on comments he’s made so far, Russia and NATO are likely losers in the Trump era: Russia because of the U.S. president-elect’s praise for President Vladimir Putin, and NATO because Trump thinks “free riders” are forcing the United States to pay more than its share to maintain the alliance.
Ahead of Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration, here are the three “winners” and three “losers” you might not have expected.
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 28, 2016
Trump: Ready to lead the free world, 140 characters at a time -- Linda Feldmann, CSM
Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster -- David Wood, Huffington Post
Cuba after Fidel: Economic reform? Sí. Political reform? No. -- Haward LaFranchi, CSM
Fidel Castro May Be Dead, but Tyranny Remains in Cuba -- Ana Quintana, RCD
Fidel Castro was Canada’s favourite dictator -- Thomas Walkom, Toronto Star
Only Power Rules: Turkey After the Failed Coup -- Nick Ashdown, Los Angeles Review Of Books
Vietnam Taking Long-Term Hard Line Toward China on Maritime Claims -- Ralph Jennings, VOA
China Plays Nice Because It Can -- Stratfor
Four Ways Donald Trump Can Deter Beijing in the South China Sea -- Harry J. Kazianis, RCD
How Russian Propaganda Really Works in the West -- Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
This Tiny Sliver of Russian Territory (and Its Weapons) Is What NATO Fears Most -- Robert Farley, National Interest
Can Portugal leave its crisis behind? -- Jochen Faget, DW
Colombia's Peace Puzzle -- Stephen Johnson, National Interest
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis, (General, USMC, Retired): Can He Be A Civilian Leader? -- David S. Maxwell, Small Wars Journal
The future of conflict is in cyberspace -- Davey Winder, Raconteur
From Peak Oil to Peak Oil Demand in Just Nine Years -- Justin Fox, Bloomberg