The summit has forced the British prime minister to navigate divided priorities: Europe and Trump.
Yasmeen SerhanBoris Johnson has a tricky G7 balancing act: Maintaining the U.K.’s relationships with its EU partners while also cultivating a potentially lucrative relationship with President Donald Trump.
Can he do both?
Foreign leaders treat the president to pomp and ceremony in the hopes that he’ll be more favorable to their country. It rarely works.
Yasmeen SerhanNow seems like a good time to re-read @PeterAtlantic on the tendency for foreign leaders to fete Trump in the hopes that he’ll be more favorable to their country.
As we learned today, that rarely works
The U.S. women’s national soccer team didn’t just win a match against England—they’re making the case for a different kind of patriotism.
Yasmeen Serhan"One of the reasons that I’ve become so enamoured with this team is because it has permitted me to feel an explosion of joy about the country, a sentiment that has felt especially alien these past few years."
Mohamed Morsi was a deeply flawed but democratically elected president. His death shows how much his country has lost.
Yasmeen Serhan"Egypt ... was trying to become a democracy, albeit a flawed one. And Morsi himself, also deeply flawed, was a product of that brief experiment. To remember Morsi, then, is to remember what was lost."
Read @shadihamid on the tragedy of Mohamed Morsi