Trump’s approach in this matter ... is also based upon a boorish ignorance of diplomacy, of the text’s content, and of the real goal of the signed agreement.
So far, Iran has not responded to the shock of the new strategy announced by President Donald Trump. All the reactions from Tehran are confined to the repeated verbal threats that everyone is accustomed to not taking seriously, even threats to Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who is the Iranian regime's "reformist." Zarif [Read more]
Other than shaking his fist almost daily at North Korea and Iran, it doesn't seem like the U.S. president is in the process of forming 'definitive' foreign policy initiatives.
Mayhem is the hallmark of President Trump’s policies.
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.
The U.S. has done the mullahs a big favor.
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.
Trump has proven to be indifferent to the fundamental values that shaped the postwar world, such as the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and open trade.
The American president’s isolationist drift could turn out to be very costly indeed.