Column: Xi, Biden took easy steps. Big problems will be harder

WASHINGTON —  In a world beset by wars in Gaza and Ukraine, it’s good news when two superpowers step back from frictions that increased the danger of another war in Asia. That’s what happened last week when President Biden met with China’s Xi Jinping at a country estate in the ridges west of Silicon Valley. The … Read more

Column: Trump’s noisy legal strategy hasn’t solved his problems

WASHINGTON —  As he battles criminal prosecutors and civil suits in four jurisdictions, former President Trump is relying on three tactics: denounce, disrupt and delay. In the short run, that may be good politics; Trump’s self-portrayal as a martyr appears to have cemented his hold on the Republican presidential nomination. But as a legal strategy, it’s … Read more