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Trump First

In light of President Donald Trump's sixth month in office, author Michael Fuchs evaluates the president's ability to meet his three big foreign policy goals.

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  • Michael Fuchs

Thursday marks six months of Donald Trump’s presidency. As a businessman who thinks the U.S. government should be run more like a company, Trump deserves a 6-month foreign policy performance review.

While Trump has promised that “America will start winning again,” there are already myriad examples of how Trump is making America weaker, from fraying alliances to gutting America’s diplomatic capabilities to a “creeping military escalation” in the Middle East.

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Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow