Russian President Vladimir Putin has played the role of sober and dependable partner, while President Trump has sparked outrage across the region, most recently with his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, warns that we're one tantrum away from apocalypse. “Tell us what you think about the current president of the United States — the man in charge of the nuclear football, the man with the launch codes — and his temperament,” an Al Jazeera reporter asked Fihn in an interview. “I think it's a very dangerous situation,” Fihn responded.
For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world’s smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a paradise for women.