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  • All of Trump's Foreign Policy Initiatives Are Failing

    There is nothing on the horizon to indicate that any of them will improve.

    Washington Monthly
  • Trump’s Foreign Policy: All Coercion, No Diplomacy

    Trump's "diplomacy" is no diplomacy at all, but a series of insults, sanctions, tariffs, and threats that achieve nothing except to cause disruption and pain.

    The American Conservative
  • Why Tragedy Matters in U.S. Foreign Policy

    Derek Chollet Security, Americas In The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order, Hal Brands and Charles Edel argue that for the United States to succeed in a world of unrelenting challenges, its leaders should be measured by their sense of tragedy. Hal Brands and Charles Edel, The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019), 216 pp., $25.00. IN JANUARY 1961, Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the nation for the final time as president...

    The National Interest
  • Trump Administration Turnover Leads to Foreign Policy Turmoil

    Communication breakdowns and loss of expertise plague State Department.