Donald Trump's latest strategy decision to withdraw the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran adds to the incomprehensibility of this administration’s foreign policy.
Such stubborn determination, with no alternative, places U.S. diplomacy on a trajectory of collision with some of its closest allies: [Read more]
Words in politics are not neutral. They never have been.
In the eyes of Washington’s allies, the biggest problem is the lack of any clear political agenda by the Trump administration in Syria.
The United States’ strategy in the Middle East can be well understood by the use of its bases on its allies’ land. The presence of a U.S. outpost in a country is always an indication of significance, but the withdrawal from one base to another is an especially unequivocal sign of major changes taking place.