The White House is at war with itself over foreign policy
We are one month in to Donald Trump’s presidency. From the extraordinary use of his Mar-a-Lago clubhouse as an open-air situation room, to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s unprecedented sacking, to the President’s Lear-worthy performance at an impromptu press conference, this administration is demonstrating an ineptitude unparalleled in the last 40 years of American history. But underneath this chaotic spectacle, where is American foreign policy headed?
The first lesson we can draw from the first month is that America First wasn’t simply a campaign slogan; it is a governing ideology. However, its main thrust is not isolationism, but nationalism. Trump may …read more