Iranian Nuclear Program

Trump's America-last foreign policy

Trump's America-last foreign policy

Let’s assume, for the sake of argument and for the sake of our collective ability to sleep at night, that President Donald Trump’s tweets to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un about the size of his, um, nuclear arsenal are not in fact bringing us closer to the brink of a catastrophic war. What is the best case scenario for the impact of President Trump’s juvenile, bullying, jingoistic conduct of foreign policy in the Korean peninsula and beyond? It’s not that America is “great again.” It’s not that we are more respected, as Mr. Trump claims. It’s that we’re irrelevant.

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