Trump showed a great deal of respect to Xi Jinping and flooded him with compliments, but apparently he didn’t manage to accomplish much.
Trump’s approach to the North is far from a strategic attempt to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
Trump looks upon any further dialogue with Moscow in a purely utilitarian way, expecting to make a lucrative deal in some areas, without abandoning confrontation and competition in others.
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.
Trump's appearance provides an insight into a dynamic relationship that must repeatedly absorb the shocks of his instinct-driven outbursts.
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.