The West

Goodbye to the West

Dec 11,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Joschka Fischer Now that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States, the end of what was heretofore termed the “West” has become all but certain. That term described a transatlantic world that emerged from the 20th century’s two world wars, redefined the […]

Will Trump bring down the West?

Nov 13,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Chris Patten I have spent my whole political life somewhere called “the West”. It was not literally “west”: while its heartland was Western Europe and the United States, it also included faraway countries like Australia and Japan. Rather, it was a community that embraced shared hopes […]