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  • Senate Democrat concerned Trump isn't listening to foreign policy advisers

    Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Sunday that he does not oppose President Trump talking with the Taliban, but said he does not like the president's negotiating style after Trump announced on Twitter that

  • Pompeo just defeated Bolton in the war to be Trump’s top adviser on foreign policy

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton had been clashing for months prior to Bolton's firing on Tuesday.  With Bolton out of the way, Pompeo is now President Donald Trump's most influential foreign policy adviser.  Pompeo is a more flexible figure than Bolton and combined with his loyalty to Trump that helped him win the battle for Trump's favor.  Trump is interested in making deals with US adversaries like Iran, the Taliban and North Korea, all approaches that...

    Business Insider
  • The New Democratic Foreign Policy?

    Hunter DeRensis Politics, Americas Sen. Chris Murphy lays out his progressive priorities ahead of the big Democratic debate. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) has been one of the leading foreign-policy-focused politicians in the Democratic Party for several years. He believes that Democrats need to go on the “offensive” on national-security issues in the 2020 election, making it a keystone of any campaign. He’s also been the primary steward of senate legislation trying to extricate the United States...

    The National Interest
  • Misunderstanding Trump’s Foreign Policy

    Descriptions of Trump as having an "anti-militaristic approach" to foreign policy and "opting for dialogue over conflict" are simply wrong as a matter of fact.

    The American Conservative
  • Trump’s foreign policy: chaos

    NYT’s Peter Baker, Bloomberg Opinion’s Tim O’Brien, former congresswoman Donna Edwards, former TIME Magazine managing editor Rick Stengel, former assistant director at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi and former chief of staff for Vice Presidents Gore and Biden Ron Klain on how Trump’s ignorance and instability is impacting the Mideast and beyond
  • Trump’s foreign policy is in shambles, for now

    With Bolton gone, Trump can pull off a rare win with the Iran nuclear deal.
  • More than ever, Mike Pompeo at helm of Trump foreign policy

    Speaking at the White House after John Bolton’s surprise exit as national security adviser, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo couldn’t hide a smile of satisfaction. With the departure of Bolton, Pompeo has become the undisputed king of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy — with the exception, that is, of Trump himself. The former soldier, lawyer [