A strong, prosperous, stable and democratic Mexico – like Canada to the north – is the best thing that could happen to the U.S.
It is obvious that Washington thinks the effect of increasing and generating hard American power is worth any losses from abandoning international cooperation.
Nothing better than a good enemy to reconcile lost support, even at the cost of opening an inactive front in the heart of the most troubled region of the world.
Actually governing the country must seem a boring and unappealing job for Trump, much like managing an apartment complex.
The U.S. has done the mullahs a big favor.
Trump's appearance provides an insight into a dynamic relationship that must repeatedly absorb the shocks of his instinct-driven outbursts.
Because the key element of national security is the reliability and credibility of the actors involved, Trump, through his erratic actions, is increasingly a threat to global security.