Trump Doesn’t Have a Russia Policy

Americans knew that business as usual in Washington would change when Donald Trump took office. The form that change would take remains, for the most part, a mystery. The Trump White House’s allergy to policy detail has been a short-term benefit for Trump and his team. Their vagueness has led the administration’s opponents to assume the worst, robbing them of credibility when they are corrected and scolded by administration officials. Perhaps no Trump administration policy has led to more apprehension than the president’s expected pursuit of rapprochement with Russia. Bluster and bravado out of the White House regarding its position on Moscow seem to be masking an increasingly obvious revelation: The Trump administration doesn’t have a Russia policy.

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