For a president who won his office by denouncing the Middle East wars into which George W. Bush and Barack Obama plunged the nation, Donald Trump has assembled the most unabashedly hawkish conclave of foreign policy advisers in memory.
Trump’s opponents on both sides of the Congressional aisle don’t seem so enthusiastic about challenging the president when he actually does abuse his Constitutional authority to pursue a more aggressive policy overseas.
President Trump has stated repeatedly that he doesn’t want war. But if the United States is not going to start, or get suckered into, a shooting war with any other nation, why is John Bolton U.S. national security adviser?
Have the nationalists of Europe caught the wave of the future? Or will the future see the revival of the idea of One Europe, a political and economic union that inspired the dreamers of yesteryear? From here it looks like Matteo, not Macron.