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  • Why Trump’s 'maximum pressure' foreign policy yields minimum results

    The president is heading into 2020 with no major successes and looming crises – so many expect him to attempt to reverse the trend with dramatic deals Donald Trump is heading into the 2020 elections with no clear-cut foreign policy successes, some dramatic failures and a string of looming crises around the world that could undermine his bid for re-election. For that reason, many expect the president to try to reverse the trend with dramatic interventions around the globe with uncertain outcomes...

    the Guardian
  • Bull, meet China shop: Trump's foreign policy in Asia is disastrous

    Crippling challenges threaten Asia’s bright future – and the US is not helping Asia’s historical, political and economic landmines are increasingly blowing up, and Donald Trump seems intent on accelerating the damage in ways that could threaten US national security and prosperity. Things didn’t always seem so bleak. Analysts have long heralded the coming of the “Asian century”. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and others have transformed from autocracies to democratic members of the G20....

    the Guardian
  • State Department foreign service officer resigns in blistering criticism of Trump

    A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could no longer serve in "The Complacent State," particularly in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting.

    CNN