The Atlantic — The Trump Doctrine Defined: ‘We’re America, B*tch’

Breitbart | 6/11/2018 | Staff
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The Atlantic Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg sets out to define the president’s foreign policy — or the Trump Doctrine — and writes that he believes one senior U.S. official summed it up to him in just three words.

From The Atlantic:

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Trumpian chaos is, in fact, undergirded by a comprehensible worldview, a number of experts have insisted. The Brookings Institution scholar (and frequent Atlantic contributor) Thomas Wright argued in a January 2016 essay that Trump’s views are both discernible and explicable. Wright, who published his analysis at a time when most everyone in the foreign-policy establishment considered Trump’s candidacy to be a farce, wrote that Trump loathes the liberal international order and would work against it as president; he wrote that Trump also dislikes America’s military alliances, and would work against them; he argued that Trump believes in his bones that the global economy is unfair to the U.S.; and, finally, he wrote that Trump has an innate sympathy for “authoritarian strongmen.”

The best distillation of the Trump Doctrine I heard, though, came from a senior White House official with direct access to the president and his thinking. I was...
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