What do General Michael Flynn, President Donald J Trump’s first National Security Advisor, Paul Manafort, Trump’s erstwhile campaign chief, and Tony Podesta, the lobbyist and brother of Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chief, John Podesta, have in common?
They have all been accused of taking money from dodgy dictators to represent foreign interests in Washington. It’s worth considering what this unfolding corruption scandal in Washington says about our political elite and US foreign policy?
For a nation of such great power and global influence, America is curiously light on immutable foreign policy objectives. The country’s overseas activities are thus subject to the whims …read more