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Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Muhler
An interesting angle from New York Times (which I...

An interesting angle from New York Times (which I know is very critical of President Trump.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/us/politics/trump-greenland-prime-minister.html

According to the...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Not really. The protocol of a state visits...

Not really.
The protocol of a state visits includes meeting the government, a visit to the Parliament as well a meeting prominent politicians. President is not only head of state, he is also head of...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 03:32 PM
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Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
And President Trump isn't done with Good ole DK...

And President Trump isn't done with Good ole DK yet:


Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
· 26m

For the record, Denmark is only at 1.35% of GDP for NATO spending. They...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Follow up. Are you able to watch this video?...

Follow up.

Are you able to watch this video?

It's President Trump's comments on why he cancelled:...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Here is a video of the US ambassador to DK, Carla...

Here is a video of the US ambassador to DK, Carla sands, commenting on the cancellation:...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Right, as predicted the comments and analysis...

Right, as predicted the comments and analysis have been pouring in.

Diplomatically this is unheard of, no less, among nations who are otherwise old friends.
According to the diplomatic protocol...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-21-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Well, that's it. No state visit. And...

Well, that's it.

No state visit. And probably no state visit during the current DK government, and I doubt PM Mette Frederiksen, will be invited to the White House anytime soon.

The US...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-20-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
It appears there a few specific plans for what is...

It appears there a few specific plans for what is going to happen when/if President Trump comes visiting in only two weeks.
Seemingly there are few if any wishes expressed from the US side as to...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-20-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
He is going to Poland first.

He is going to Poland first.
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-19-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
It does, but for the average taxpayer that...

It does, but for the average taxpayer that doesn't really matter in the day to day life.

As I said in a previous post, we can easily afford to subsidize Greenland, but it's a minor irritant for...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-19-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
IMO that will not make a difference. Political...

IMO that will not make a difference. Political necessities outweigh hurt feelings, or more correctly annoyance.
But US representatives can expect snide remarks: He is going to come, right?

It is...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-19-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Well, as you know by now, President Trump himself...

Well, as you know by now, President Trump himself said that purchasing Greenland is considered, albeit not as a high priority.
But it is, in diplomatic terms, only a step or two away from an...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-18-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
The financial advisor to President Trump has...

The financial advisor to President Trump has confirmed to Fox that a purchase of Greenland is an option that is looked into....
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-16-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Yes, several US papers refer to two sources...

Yes, several US papers refer to two sources saying that President Trump has on several occasions vented the idea of USA buying Greenland and asked his aides to look into the matter - in regards to...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-15-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
:previous: sure is! And so are the Swedish...

:previous: sure is!
And so are the Swedish Drabant Guard, dressed like cuirassiers from around 1715.
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-09-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
It is pretty much an open secret that Frederik...

It is pretty much an open secret that Frederik has long been deeply involved in the day to day administration of the court and also in laying out new guidelines for say the social media the DRF use...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-04-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Perhaps we should look at the formalities behind...

Perhaps we should look at the formalities behind a state or official visit.

When visiting a foreign country the DK monarch or prime minister will extend a general invitation to the foreign head of...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-02-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
You are spot on. :smile: There will be...

You are spot on. :smile:



There will be protests. And considering that President Trump is a controversial person probably pretty large protests.
There are some extreme left wingers who may try...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-02-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Thanks you. I simply love this stuff!...

Thanks you.
I simply love this stuff! :biggrin:

The political and commercial and well as PR analyses are pouring in.

Let me start with Melania Trump.
As we all know the First Lady of any...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-02-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Just as much as I love following an official...

Just as much as I love following an official event, the background for such an event and the work behind the scenes is just as interesting, if not more, than the actual event itself.

It is...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Additional political background info. Every...

Additional political background info.

Every single political commentator I have heard and read agree that this visit is not about Denmark. Denmark is at best secondary.
It's about Greenland and...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-01-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
Well, I won't comment on that personally. ...

Well, I won't comment on that personally.

The whole purpose of this visit is politics and there will be a lot of politics in the translations, summaries and background info I will end up posting...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-01-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
It is very likely the audiences will be...

It is very likely the audiences will be cancelled. Especially if the US President will be anywhere near Christiansborg that day.

Here is a BB gallery of QMII at the visits of the previous US...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-01-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
No. Nor do any other foreign heads of states. ...

No.
Nor do any other foreign heads of states.
It is however customary that a visiting head of state at least meet with the leader with the opposition, in this case former PM, Lars Løkke, whom he...
Forum: Royal House of Denmark 08-01-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,387
Posted By Muhler
:previous: I too doubt there will be a return...

:previous: I too doubt there will be a return dinner. The visit s too short for that - and there are logistic (read: security problems) as well, which will take too long to organize.
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