Trump is making environmental innovation less of a priority, and is instead focused on giving car companies a break to boost the domestic car industry. This could result in a slump in innovation and the progression of science.
Israel and the US seem to be closer to the same page than ever in recent history. The only question that remains is whether the status quo is more comfortable.
From a campaign based on a rhetoric of reconciling America’s values and morals with its actions abroad comes the stark reality of an administration that, for the most part, greatly expanded the use of drones outside of war zones. Natalia Valencia highlights some of the issues surrounding President Obama’s rhetoric versus his pragmatic approach to counterterrorist policy, particularly its controversial drone program.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s baffling insistence on the inauguration’s crowd size appears to fit into a broader communications strategy designed to bait the press establishment. So far it has worked swimmingly.
Canada has been criticized for not contributing enough money to international defence, but do defence expenditures truly reflect Canada’s contribution.