Trying to predict Donald Trump’s foreign policy is a complex exercise, which inevitably produces vertigo in those bold enough to undertake it.
In the past year, the president-elect has offered so many vague, simplistic and inconsistent foreign policy declarations that it’s basically impossible to pin them down to some essential common denominator, aside from their virulently nationalist tone.
During the electoral campaign, the entire Republican national security establishment basically mutinied, with its most influential members declaring Trump “utterly unfitted to the office”. This adds a further complication.
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Source: The Conversation