Of all the addictions that undermine stability in communities and society at large, surely one of the worst and most persistent is the addiction of corporate managements to pleasing their shareholders.
This week’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization meeting in Brussels promises to be a most unhappy reunion. President Trump likely will lash out at countries spending less on defense than the alliance’s benchmark 2% of gross domestic product.
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In einer Umfrage des Meinungsforschungsinstituts YouGov im Auftrag der dpa plädierten 42 Prozent der Deutschen für einen Abzug der noch in Deutschland stationierten 35.000 US-Soldaten. 37 Prozent wünschten sich, dass die amerikanischen Truppen in Deutschland bleiben.
Too much coverage in the run-up to this week’s NATO Summit treated the conflict between President Trump and European leaders like a four-alarm fire – as if maybe it could be put out. Or at least tamped down to a smolder, so that maybe Moscow wouldn’t notice.