Author Topic: What's wrong with U.S. foreign policy?  (Read 389 times)

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Offline Omni

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Re: What's wrong with U.S. foreign policy?
« on: June 11, 2019, 06:42:47 pm »
That's the thing... it doesn't really pre-date him. As I said, most presidents tend to continue agreements that the previous president had started. Obama maintained Troops in Afghanistan and continued the Iraqi withdrawl according to Bush's plans. Bill Clinton didn't pull out of NAFTA because it was negotiated by a republican. There have been over a dozen weapons treaties that have lasted more than a decade through multiple administrations.

Its only been Trump who has decided to be a complete and utter jerk by abandoning agreements. Not that changes didn't happen in the past, but they tended to be the exception rather than the rule.

And yes, Trump is mentioned quite often... basically because he is an outlier and needs to be addressed separately from other presidents.

Especially after he made his statement today that he wouldn't have used Fat Kims half brother as an asset who was willing to provide info. to the CIA as to NK's plans for weapons nuclearization. He seems to forget the guy who he "fell in love" with is a murderous dictator. Oh but he got yet another "beautiful letter" from him today so all is well!