The Art of the Deal and the Deal of Assad

America and Europe have dealt with far more erratic men than Bashar al-Assad. Assad is a learned, moderate and sensible man who ought to be a reliable partner for Donald Trump in a genuine war on terrorism.

Compassion for a convicted terrorist but none for Julian Assange?

Julian Assange is currently imprisoned in all but name in an Ecuadorian Embassy in London. In this sense, whilst Mr. Assange is legally on the sovereign territory of Ecuador, it is the same Britain which imprisoned and then freed the convicted Libyan terrorist Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, that is imprisoning, him.