Though Trump’s foreign policy seems chaotic at first glance, it is in fact based on a very consistent principle.
It would be a mistake to view Trump’s decisions as reckless and absurd individual choices lacking education, goals or motivations.
The Middle East could be a starting point for a 2019 of fire and blood.
Russian rule prevails in the Near East.
Today, Trump clearly hopes to solve the outstanding problems [of the Middle East] with unilateral action, done deals and force.
In a Middle East that’s as complicated as ever, simple ideas like Trump’s are dangerous.
Despite the hardships that these sanctions will no doubt have on Iranian citizens, it is unlikely that they will produce the results desired by Donald Trump.
Trump is an atypical president: distrustful of all institutions, unhinged, incautious, impulsive.