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Few countries have been more blatant about their desire to buy favor from President Trump with lucrative financial deals than the United Arab Emirates.
It appears that Trump’s highest priority in his first call with the Argentine president was approval of building permits for Trump projects.
Egypt is another example of Trump’s fondness for an increasingly authoritarian government in a country where he has business interests.
Trump’s extensive business connections in India have led him to forge close relations with Indian politicians, including some far-right, extremist figures—alliances that likely won’t serve either Americans or Indians well.
Saudi Arabia has funneled money into Trump’s Washington hotel as part of its effort to overturn legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
Trump’s concern for his businesses in Indonesia may be pushing him to support several Indonesian politicians who are taking that country—and America’s interests—down a dangerous path.
Numerous experts agree that Trump may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in his dealings with an Azeri official linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
The Trump Organization is selling Trump’s St. Martin estate for $8 million more than it paid for it just four years ago, raising the possibility that a buyer could overpay for the property in hopes of receiving administration favors in return.
As nuclear tensions with North Korea continue to escalate, Trump faces considerable conflicts of interest in South Korea.
With most of the State Department unstaffed, Trump is reportedly moving quickly to appoint a business partner as U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.
The president’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget increases funding for the Department of Defense by cutting support for efforts to increase international stability and promote effective governance at the Pentagon.
While official ties remain stable, President Trump is damaging long-term U.S. interests in Southeast Asia’s major Muslim-majority nations.
Europe needs to act fast to prepare itself for the possibility of a Russian-instigated crisis in the wake of President Trump's failure to commit America to the NATO alliance.
The upcoming NATO summit tests U.S. credibility.