Grace out of self-interest

The US president remains true to himself with the pardon of Michael Flynn: Good is what is useful to him. That could only have been the beginning; Trump needs loyal friends. Michael Flynn already suspected that he could look forward to a…

they are back

Joe Biden relies on the experience and establishment of the Obama years in security and foreign policy. How will his team change America's appearance in the world? Citizens and rural service. Truth and values. Allies and security. These…

New legal defeat for Trump

The elected president experiences setbacks in important states in the fight against the election results. Republicans also sometimes let him down. A federal court in the US state of Pennsylvania has given the incumbent US President Donald…

Merciless escalation

Donald Trump dismisses the head of the US cybersecurity agency because he does not support unfounded claims by the president. It is a call to reject democracy. Christopher Krebs won't have been surprised. The US Department of Homeland…

“We will not lose unless they cheat.”

Donald Trump claims that he cannot lose the November election if he does, then manipulated votes in the postal vote are to be blamed. He has no evidence for this. US President Donald Trump refuses to guarantee that he will step down if he…