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Monday, March 30, 2020

By David L. Phillips

By David L. Phillips
Monday, March 16, 2020
President Donald J. Trump addressed the American people from the Oval Office amidst widening fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 11. It was a prime time opportunity for Trump to offer assurance and provide policy direction. He failed.
The American people expect their President to inspire confidence in times of crisis. Trump spoke for eleven minutes, unnerving his audience and rattling markets. 
Though Trump used a teleprompter, he could barely read the speech. His message was muddled and confused, incoherent at times.
Sunday, March 1, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Monday, February 17, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Friday, February 14, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Khartoum – Sudanese deserve to be rewarded for overthrowing the dictator Omar al-Bashir. Without a peace dividend, the economy will remain stagnant and shadowy forces from the old regime may foment violence in a bid to restore their power and privileges. The Trump administration should lift sanctions and remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism (SST).

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