Sunday, January 31, 2016

The Trump Doctrine

Businessman and Republican candidate for president Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign event in Laconia, New Hampshire, July 16, 2015. REUTERS/DOMINICK REUTER

Josh Rogin, Bloomberg: The Trump Doctrine Revealed

The whole world is struggling to decipher the worldview and guiding principles Donald Trump would apply as president. It may not be a prominent feature of his campaign, but his advisers say he does have a doctrine that informs his positions on foreign policy and national security.

Some leading foreign policy pundits are convinced Trump is shooting from the hip on foreign policy, making up glib answers to serious questions like how to defeat the Islamic State or deal with an aggressive Vladimir Putin. Top Republican national security officials who advise other candidates routinely tell reporters they have not heard from the Trump campaign, which leads them to believe he has not sought any expert input before his provocative statements, like lashing out against China or Saudi Arabia.

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WNU Editor: Too early to clearly define what is the Donald Trump doctrine. If he wins the nomination is probably when we will learn more on how he sees foreign policy aside from the usual campaign rhetoric .... at least that is what everyone is hoping for.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Here you go: