Like Mr. Berlusconi before him, President Trump would lead the nation as far from the doctrines of the founding fathers as one could imagine. America could quickly become characterized by introverted foreign and economic policy -- underpinned by a suspicion of the wider world.
This is the magic of Davos. Participants find themselves seated beside a tycoon at breakfast, a Nobel Prize winner at lunch and a President, potentate or a future crook at dinner.
The party that calls itself Europe is over. The sovereign debt crisis afflicting its weakest members has ended the eurozone's political Ponzi scheme -- the proclivity to hand out entitlements today and run up a tab due tomorrow.
ROME - Silvio Berlusconi revealed in an interview Sunday that his party had asked new Premier Mario Monti not to run for office beyond his present term as part of negotiations to secure the Italian ec...
ROME - Economist Mario Monti won some pledges of support Sunday to lead a new technocratic government to rescue Italy from financial disaster, but not from the Northern League, a longtime ally of Silv...
ROME - Economist Mario Monti accepted the monumental task Sunday of trying to form a new government that can rescue Italy from financial ruin, expressing confidence that the nation can beat the crisis...