The California governor's visit comes as the U.S. orders the Russian consulate in San Francisco closed; Putin pens article on economic conference in China.
The "Trews" host (left) deconstructs President Trump's speech to the international summit in Germany and discusses the meeting's possible global outcomes. (At right, the U.K.’s Theresa May.)
The process has escalated in recent months, but its roots go much deeper than Donald Trump.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel runs rings around the U.S. president in Hamburg, where pictures show him sitting alone and being ignored by other governments' leaders.
Global power is being shifted by Sino-Russian rapprochement, a development largely caused by American actions.
More than 1,200 climate laws have been introduced since 1997, with a sharp rise in the number of countries taking legislative action since the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Finance ministers of the world’s leading economies, defying German leadership, have removed a clause about funding, a G-20 official tells Reuters.
Even with the U.S. and Russia agreeing on a temporary cease-fire in Syria, trust between the nations’ leaders appears to be in short supply.
Analysts say cuts in emissions will need to increase sixfold if the powerful G-20 nations are to meet the climate challenge on reducing greenhouse gases.
President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin appear ready to cooperate militarily as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to a common interest in combating Islamic State.