Tag Archives: Trump Incompetence

No Deal at All

Foreign policy is complicated. Donald Trump seems to insist that everything is quite simple. Apply force. The other party will capitulate. That’s the art of the deal. Humiliate the other party. Always hit back ten times harder. Don’t pay them. … Continue reading

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Malevolence Tempered By Incompetence

It happened again. Things moved too fast. There was no time to consider the implications of anything. By Friday, no one remembered that, on Monday, the three-day government shutdown ended – a serious crisis that confirmed that our political system … Continue reading

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The Defeated Warrior

Every two months the new issue of Foreign Affairs arrives in the mail. The subscription was a gift from the nephew who now teaches Land Warfare Theory at the Army War College in Carlisle, not far from Gettysburg – after … Continue reading

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