The number of Trump’s international business partners being investigated for corruption is breathtaking and makes clear that the president may be more concerned with his business liabilities in Brazil and other nations than with pressing foreign policy concerns.
China has been busy buying Trump properties since the election and has granted Trump a long-sought series of trademarks in the country—just days after Trump reversed his position on Taiwan.
A Scottish golf course expansion demonstrates how flimsy Trump’s attempts to remove conflicts of interest have been at a time when the United States has major foreign policy concerns with the United Kingdom, including fighting terrorism and the U.K.’s exit from the European Union.
Georgia may be trying to give Trump properties special favors as the country deals with a lingering Russian-supported separatist movement.
A troubled Trump project in Toronto links to a large and unexplained infusion of funds from a Russian bank suspected of espionage and efforts to interfere with the U.S. presidential election.
Trump’s anger toward Mexico has been a defining theme of his campaign and presidency, and it may have more to do with a series of business deals gone bad than anything else.
President Trump’s support for a president who is a self-proclaimed murderer may stem in part from concern for his projects in Manila.
Trump talked tough on Cuba, but evidence points to the Trump Organization breaking the Cuba embargo as it explored the possibility of opening a casino and resort on the island.
Trump’s national security adviser may have pushed to delay a key military offensive against the Islamic State because it would upset Turkey, without revealing that he was on Turkey’s payroll throughout the campaign.
In the tricky strategic hotbed of the Middle East, Trump’s son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner is linked to multiple Israeli investors currently under criminal investigation.
Trump’s Russia conflicts are at the heart of a cancer that may well consume his presidency and continue to place the United States at enormous risk.
President Trump’s views of countries with Muslim majorities are very clearly split by where he has business interests and where he doesn’t. Because of his friendship with a senior Qatari business leader and interest in pursuing deals in that country, Trump may be taking a soft line on Qatar.
President Trump’s battles over his golf course in Ireland and his frequent references to these disputes even since becoming president show that Trump’s private profits are never far from his mind.
U.S. taxpayers are helping underwrite the Trump family business in Uruguay.
Few countries have been more blatant about their desire to buy favor from President Trump with lucrative financial deals than the United Arab Emirates.