Wars can jump-start slumping economies and manufacture legitimacy for unpopular or embattled states, but they can be all-on-the-table gambles as well. Even hegemonic global powers -- deceived by their own arrogance, the egos of their leaders, or fatal assumptions about the willingness of their people to fight -- have walked this road straight into their own collapse. Read more.
Prosecutors in New York could “indict Donald Trump tomorrow if they really wanted and be successful”, the ex-president’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen said on Sunday, discussing investigations of Trump’s business affairs. Read more.