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The emperor (or President) has no clothes

Author John Norris writes that U.S. leadership in the world is weakening under President Trump.

President Trump and his enablers are weakening U.S. leadership around the world in an unprecedented fashion. The only real debate on the issue is whether Trump is profoundly damaging America’s national interest out of breathtaking incompetence, inherent malice, or both.

Consider the facts. In less than six months, Trump has tried at every turn to praise the vicious Russian autocrat President Vladimir Putin while simultaneously denigrating NATO — the strategic alliance that has been the bulwark of trans-Atlantic security for more than 50 years.

The above excerpt was originally published in InsideSources. Click here to view the full article.

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John Norris

Senior Fellow; Executive Director, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative