Andrew Malcolm


Is it time to boot Turkey from NATO?

Turkey is a golden opportunity for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who likes to deal with strongmen. Ironically, as a newcomer to democratic rule, Turkey sought and received NATO membership and protection in 1952.


Is Donald Trump chief executive or executive producer?

Unlike most recent presidents, Donald Trump does not have a White House communications director. He doesn’t need one. Trump is his own executive producer. Once reserved for the high and the mighty, the Oval Office under this president is the main set for his image-making.


Inside the Trump-Kim summit: What it really means

Clearly, the Trump-Kim nuclear-weapons summit had all the elements to make it historic, must-see TV. What is unknown, despite the blizzard of post-summit coverage, criticism and speculation, is exactly what the event might actually mean, if anything.


Apologies for being so sick of apologies

I apologize for being so sick of apologies. No, I take that back. What is this with apologies these days? Apologies have been a running story and meme, an actual industry covered ad nauseum by cable channels, as if they’re important.

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley gets laughs at charity dinner

The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.