Understanding Trump's Foreign Policy

In the nearly 18 months of his presidency, Donald Trump has made an array of foreign policy changes. It began with withdrawing from the TPP, instituting the travel ban, and calling for strikes in Syria in the early months of 2017, continues through recognizing Jerusalem, announcing tariffs, pulling out of the Iran Nuclear deal, and culminates just weeks ago during a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. What’s next in the administration’s push for an America First agenda, and where do these profound changes leave America in the world?

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