Since 1997,  Jonathan's columns have been published on The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Justice blog. You can find them all here.

Being optimistic about 2017.

What you see depends on where you sit. There are the pessimists who see President-elect Donald Trump who said in his tweet about the need...

Trump’s mistaken view of Islam.

An abiding fear for Donald Trump is that the Middle East dictators' successors in power will be militant Islamists who once elected will...

Trump’s phone call to Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump has decided to poke China in the eye. He has phoned the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, assuring her of...