The hawks have landed
As the revolving door at the White House spins ever faster, this week saw an expected arrival, an unsurprising departure, and then a somewhat unexpected arrival. First in, on Tuesday, was Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Then on Thursday, President Trump’s national security advisor H.R. McMaster left his position. On his way out, McMaster passes the incoming national security adviser, John Bolton. Not forgetting Mike Pompeo, who last week moved from the CIA to the State Department.
Three conclusions about Donald Trump’s foreign policy can be drawn from all this coming and going. The first is that all …read more