28 May 2017

Trump pushes prime minister Dusko Markovic aside to be in front of a group leaders

It's just appalling how Mr. Trump behaves as if he thinks he's is "the man"!

Have a look at this link: http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/25/politics/trump-pushes-prime-minister-nato-summit/index.html

It's ridiculous - and funny.
What a regrettable behaviour for a President!

19 May 2017

Turkish President Erdogan watches a brawl in Washington DC

While visiting the US this week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watched his security servicemen beating up protesters outside the country’s embassy in Washington, DC. The Turkish embassy claimed that the protesters were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party)" -- a terrorist group -- and had assembled without permission (as if protesters should have requested permission to the embassy, and not to American authorities).

The Turkish President Erdogan watching protesters clashing with his
security servicemen, in Washington DC

The protesters "began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President," the embassy said in a statement released late Wednesday.

The Republican Sen. John McCain, called for the Turkish ambassador to be expelled of the US. "We should throw the Turkish ambassador out of the country, we should identify those people that performed these unlawful acts of beating people up and they should be charged”. In the mean time, "were briefly detained during the altercations and subsequently released" and returned to Turkey with Erdogan.

An official of the State Department confirmed that two members of Erdogan's security service "were briefly detained during the altercations and subsequently released" and returned to Turkey with Erdogan.

Despite McCain’s comment, probably nothing will happen to the Turkish Ambassador or to the security servicemen who took part in the brawl.  Mr. Erdogan knows the US needs Turkish bases to operate its Air Force in that region and, after receiving as much power as one dictator could get, he has more power in his hands than his American counterpart; even in the US.

18 May 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer under investigation

Brazilian President Michel Temer gave his blessing to an attempt to pay a potential witness to remain
Senator Aécio Neves and President Michel Temer
silent in the country's biggest-ever federal probe, according to plea bargain testimony by the powerful owners of JBS industries.

Temer's office on Wednesday acknowledged he had met in March with the businessman, Chairman Joesley Batista of meat giant JBS SA, but denied any part in alleged efforts to keep jailed former House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from testifying.

Senator Aécio Neves is also appointed by the whistle blowers, as one of the members of the “gang" who received millions of dollars in cash, to approve of laws to benefit JBS.

The “Polícia Federal” (the Brazilian FBI), has arrested Aecio's sister Andrea Neves today as a member of this political extortion group.

In reason of this, investors dumped Brazilian assets in home and foreign markets after the news broke out, as it shows the federal probe "Operation Car Wash", which has sent several high level businessmen/businesswoman and politicians to jail, is still in progress without no end in sight.

The good of all this, is that Brazil has been cleaning up its political image before the world. For the first time in history, this Operation has sent the powerful lords of politics and from the business market, to serve long time in jail.

16 May 2017

Donald Trump, a bumbling President

For sure, everyone knows him: he tweets a lot, says things a self-contained President would never do, shares things a true leader would never share (with Russia, for example), speaks a lot about any one including  some respected international leaders and still thinks his ideas are better to the US than any other American mind. Well, that’s the President of The United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump.

Perhaps his advisers team in the government has headache everyday when realise that their Boss' fingers and mouth run faster than his ears. It’s funny to think about it… It ought to be some advisers following President Trump on Tweeter only to see what he’s thinking about (at that exactly moment, of course, because he changes mind really quickly) - and so, prepare a sort of defense whether to the media news or to Congress and Senate. Perhaps, even Republicans have no clue what’s next move of this unpredictable President.

President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister
Sergey Lavrov shaking hands in the White House (11 May 2017)
As if it’s not enough, It’s confirmed Mr. Trump shared confidential information about the Islamic State with the  Russians. “As President I wanted to share with Russia . . . which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline safety,” Trump said today (16 May 2017) in two postings to his Twitter account. It only adds fuel to the flame as he fired Director of the FBI James B. Comey exactly because he was investigating the role of Russia on, indirectly, helping Trump to be elected.

It looks like - again - Mr. Trump doesn’t have even a small idea about his responsibilities and duties as a leader of this powerful country. Not only Russia is mocking at him, but nowadays all the world is deriding this bumbling President.

I bet some one in the US will start thinking about his impeachment…

Let’s see his next embarrassing move.

13 May 2017

Evaluating Donald Trump

After more than 100 days as the commander-in-chief of the USA, president Donald Trump hasn’t convinced the world, yet, that he is in fact a President of one of the most important countries in the world. On the contrary, he still looks like just a businessman who has no idea what he’s doing out there, in the presidency.

While ex-Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have left behind a legacy of leadership (whether good or not) Mr. Trump thinks the US is one of 'his' companies - and not a country - and by thinking so, he’s been demonstrating he has no idea what politics is.

It’s the first time in my life I see an American President who looks more a joker than a serious man - with all respects he deserves - but It’s impossible to take him seriously, so far. Perhaps, his haughty way of saying “I do” instead of “we do” besides attacking all media that oppose his views on an array of political matters, make me thing that way.

Another issue really interesting - and awkward to the US - is how Russia is playing tricks on him. Soon 
President Trump and Russian Ambassador Kislyak, in the White House
after Mr. Trump sacked Director of FBI Mr. James B. Comey, which was investigating the participation of Russia in meddling American election last year, a Russian photographer shot a smiling President Trump warmly shaking the hand of Russian Ambassador Kislyak, in the White House. The picture was published by the Russian Foreign Ministry for the world to see, along with other pictures of Donald Trump shaking hands with other Russian officials. Mr. Sergey Kislyak, dubbed a key Russian spy by US officials, is the epicentre of allegations of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials that Comey was investigating before he was fired.

US officials say they did not know the pictures would be made public. However, to be more specific, they did not ‘want' those pictures to be made public.

So, what does Mr. Trump have in mind? Nothing? Something? He should stop tweeting nonsense and use this precious time to start governing a nation he inherited from the well respected ex-president, Mr. Barack Obama. He could wake up and see that administering a country is totally different from managing his companies. He still have time to learn politics but to do so, first he should treat himself from this anger towards media news and bring them to his side, as well as to stop blaming Democratic Party for all his failures. If he manage to handle it, them he could - perhaps - be at least remembered as an awkward president, and not as a joker.

For the time being, Russian President Putin is the most important ‘leader’ of the world. The craziest  is undoubtedly the North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un, so far, that’s to say… if Trump does not occupy his position.

Let’s wait and see Trump’s next move.