Topic of the week seems to be Donald Trump’s foreign policy. This is about right. Annual reviews of a president’s record managing America’s conduct abroad are standard fare in the press and among the think-tank set. But he has not been in office a year, you protest! Don’t sweat the small stuff, as we used to say. It seems like three years, so we are arguably two years late. Let’s get on with it.
It is an excellent moment to take up this exercise: Last week we had a twofer. The Trump administration withdrew the United States from the UN …read more