Trump’s Flawed Foreign Policy

When Donald Trump’s campaign revealed a list of foreign policy advisors, the intended audience of anxious Republicans who remained skeptical of the celebrity candidate was unimpressed. Many of these foreign policy hands were virtual unknowns. Some had suspected ties to organizations with divisive and fringe views. Others had no foreign policy experience to speak of whatsoever. The list of advisors failed to reassure nervous Republican foreign policy hands. Over 120 of them joined in penning an open letter declaring their intention to “prevent the election of someone so utterly unfitted to the office.” By the Trump campaign’s own admission, they had work yet to do to assuage the GOP’s holdouts. On Wednesday, the reality television star delivered a long-anticipated speech on foreign affairs designed to further that goal. It is fair to say that the unconverted were not dissuaded from their opposition to the Trump campaign by the bombastic and contradictory display they witnessed.

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Trump’s Flawed Foreign Policy

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