Though Trump’s foreign policy seems chaotic at first glance, it is in fact based on a very consistent principle.
[E]ven U.S. allies are no longer willing to take sides when the U.S. and China have conflicts.
Trump is the first president who no longer accepts the Chinese business model of amiably ignoring the West’s wishes.
The continent's geopolitics will hinge around Trump, López Obrador and Bolsonaro, three leaders for whom foreign policy cannot be understood without a prior reinforcement of the domestic one.
We are living through the end of the American world order.
In short, the U.S. economy is not thriving at the moment, and the public is not optimistic about the future.