Muted Reactions to the Nuclear “Mein Kampf” of Donald Trump

Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N.

The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That’s why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not have seen.

Trump’s disaster of a speech before the United Nations

By David Rothkopf

President Donald Trump delivered a speech to his alt-right, anti-globalist base from the podium of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. He offered a vision of America’s role in the world starkly different from any of his predecessors who stood in the same spot before the leaders of the world. In the end, Trump offered up remarks that were antithetical to the ideas and ideals that led the United States to play a central role in the U.N.’s founding in the wake of World War II

Trump’s UN address reduces hope of peace on Korean Peninsula

US President Donald Trump vowed to “totally destroy North Korea” at his UN address Tuesday. This is not what one expects from a US president. Pyongyang aims to deter Washington by claiming that it is developing nuclear and missile technology that could hit the US. Washington should not ratchet up the rhetoric against Pyongyang.

AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia ‘tit-for-tat’ could end

By John Daniszewski

NEW YORK (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump’s United Nations address: “that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others.”
“I think it’s a very welcome statement, which we haven’t heard from an American leader for a very long time,” said Lavrov, who sat down with the AP and Russia’s Tass news agency Tuesday, directly after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
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Fears of nuclear war grow after Trump’s threat to annihilate North Korea

By Alex Lantier

US President Donald Trump’s fascistic tirade at the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, in which he declared Washington “ready, willing and able” to “totally destroy North Korea,” shocked and horrified people around the world yesterday.
The North Korean regime’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) warned that it might now attack US targets if it detects that US forces are preparing to destroy it. The KCNA said Pyongyang would prepare a “resolute and pre-emptive strike if they show any slight sign of provocation. In case the US opts for confrontation and war at last… it will meet horrible nuclear strike and miserable and final ruin.”

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Trump’s First Speech Before the UN Was an Absurd, Bombastic Disaster

After the president tells the UN that the US can “totally destroy North Korea,” it is time for Congress to put the brakes on Trump.