Nobody wanted to understand that Trump’s words meant a whole new policy of American nationalism and noninterventionism.
[T]he traditional principles of the West (rationality, individual freedom, democracy and multilateralism) are not prevalent in international relations, but quite the opposite.
[I]n an age where the major world powers are putting their own countries’ interests first, we should once again think about the U.N.’s significance so that the gears of history will not turn in reverse.
It is meaningless for the international community only to grieve over the Trump administration, which does whatever it wants. It is urgent to rethink strategy.
We must not put ourselves in such a position that our regional policies force us to choose between our neighbors and our international partner as they compete in another place.
The driving imperatives of Mr. Trump are vanity and America-first avarice.
Trump’s approach did not emerge from a vacuum. Rather, was a reflection of the true needs and fears of the American people.