Snap troop withdrawal from Syria? Overnight decisions for a dramatic military draw-down in Afghanistan?
America’s foreign-policy and national-security establishment is reeling from the rapid-fire changes, declarations and White House edicts. Our allies are shocked, too.
While President Trump’s tweet-from-the-hip policy-making is shocking and shaking-up the world, no one should be surprised.
The truth is, Donald Trump has never lied to us about his foreign-policy priorities. We may not have wanted to believe him, we may ultimately find out that they were improperly influenced, we may even disagree with them. But the reality is that he has not simply intimated or coyly indicated how he sees the world and what he wants to do. He has told us. Repeatedly.
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