The new president of the United States was elected on a platform of “a strong military and a strong border.”
He was sworn in by a man who had not only lost the popular vote but lost the presidency in the popular one, too.
The first thing we need to know about Trump is that he has a tendency to go off script.
He has a reputation for telling outrageous and false stories, and his rhetoric and actions have led to a number of disastrous foreign policy choices.
We need to start by understanding why his presidency is so destructive.
Let’s start with Trump’s obsession with “national security.”
Trump wants to take the country back to the days of World War II, and he believes that our current national security system is broken.
The idea that America is the only country in the world with an invincible military that can wage war with any nation in the planet is a lie.
In the past 50 years, the United Nations has declared war on nearly every nation on Earth.
In 2017 alone, the U.S. is fighting over a dozen wars around the world, including the Korean Peninsula, Somalia, and Afghanistan.
The U.N. has repeatedly failed to stop the rising tide of terrorism, and has even gone so far as to declare a “state of emergency” for the U