Author: Trudy Rubin

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It's no surprise that President Donald Trump is still downplaying the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in... [Read More]
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Trump has a history of tolerating assasinations by autocrats he likes; giving the Saudis a pass will encourage more murders. [Read More]
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Here's the most astonishing thing about the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist-in-exile and Washington Post columnist, who entered his country's consulate in Istanbul... [Read More]
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Was the Saudi crown prince emboldened due to his friendship Jared Kushner, or by Trump's open hostility to journalists? [Read More]
Early last month, Steve Bannon — the man who designed Donald Trump's America First strategy in 2016 — scored a win for his newest political... [Read More]
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If Trump fails to press Saudi Crown Prince MBS for an accounting of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, he will add to the impression that... [Read More]
Early last month, Steve Bannon -- the man who designed Donald Trump's America First strategy in 2016 -- scored a win for his newest political... [Read More]
 Early last month Steve Bannon — the man who designed Donald Trump's America First strategy in 2016 — scored a win for his newest political... [Read More]
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He believes tea party-style populism is a global phenomenon on the upswing. [Read More]
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Steve Bannon scored a win for his newest political crusade: a populist movement that will triumph in European Parliament elections next May. [Read More]
Early last month, Steve Bannon — the man who designed Donald Trump's America First strategy in 2016 — scored a win for his newest political... [Read More]
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It was a heavy-duty week for introspection about America's painful internal divisions. The Kavanaugh hearing laid bare the ugly political partisanship that threatens the... [Read More]
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Steven Bannon plus Italy's new populist leaders are trying to mobilize a pan-European movement that can take over the European parliament in May elections and... [Read More]
President Donald Trump appears eager to declare that peace has come to the Korean peninsula. [Read More]
Last weekend, I attended a wedding in Atlanta between a brilliant Afghan writer and an equally brilliant young Chinese American doctoral student. [Read More]
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President Donald Trump appears eager to declare that peace has come to the Korean peninsula. [Read More]
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Kim Jong Un has yet to make any serious moves towards denuclearization and a Trump peace declaration now may convince him he can keep the... [Read More]
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A wedding I attended in Atlanta this past weekend between a brilliant Afghan writer seeking asylum and a Chinese-born PhD. candidate at Stanford was the... [Read More]
Twenty-five years ago this week I stood on the White House lawn and watched the famous handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian... [Read More]
Twenty-five years ago this week I stood on the White House lawn and watched the famous handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian... [Read More]
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