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China First, Russia Second, America Third: Trump’s Real Foreign Policy China First, Russia Second, America Third: Trump’s Real Foreign Policy

Despite all his talk, the president isn’t prioritizing American interests.

Feb 14, 2017 / Michael T. Klare

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Is Trump Headed for a War With China? Is Trump Headed for a War With China?

The brewing conflict in the South China Sea could become the next Cuban missile crisis.

Feb 13, 2017 / Rajan Menon

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Trump Finished Off the TPP, but What Is His Real Trade Agenda? Trump Finished Off the TPP, but What Is His Real Trade Agenda?

Spoiler alert: The details are very fuzzy.

Jan 24, 2017 / David Dayen

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These 4 Foreign Policy Crises Are Primed to Explode Under President Trump These 4 Foreign Policy Crises Are Primed to Explode Under President Trump

The question is not if an international conflict will escalate, but when.

Jan 17, 2017 / Michael T. Klare

Trump, Russia, and the Return of Scapegoating, a Timeless American Tradition

Trump, Russia, and the Return of Scapegoating, a Timeless American Tradition Trump, Russia, and the Return of Scapegoating, a Timeless American Tradition

Our bipartisan tendency to blame others for our own failures will be the cause of American decline.

Jan 11, 2017 / Column / Patrick Lawrence

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Trump Is Signaling a Trade War, but It’s Not as Disastrous as You May Think Trump Is Signaling a Trade War, but It’s Not as Disastrous as You May Think

The Trump trade agenda is remarkably consistent—and will happen quickly. 

Jan 5, 2017 / David Dayen

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Trump Kicks Off the Return of the Czars Trump Kicks Off the Return of the Czars

Republicans had a huge problem with Obama’s “czars.” Will they say anything now? (Spoiler: no.)

Dec 22, 2016 / David Dayen

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Washington’s Plans for Asia Just Hit a Roadblock—Trump Washington’s Plans for Asia Just Hit a Roadblock—Trump

The president-elect could easily unravel decades of carefully laid plans for an American-dominated Pacific.

Dec 13, 2016 / Tim Shorrock

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This Is How We Can Tackle Climate Change, Even With a Denier in Chief This Is How We Can Tackle Climate Change, Even With a Denier in Chief

Cities and states can step up their efforts to tackle global warming—with or without federal leadership.

Dec 12, 2016 / Cities Rising / Laurie Mazur

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Was Trump’s Taiwan ‘Gaffe’ Really All That Bad? Was Trump’s Taiwan ‘Gaffe’ Really All That Bad?

There are extremely legitimate reasons to be fearful of the president-elect’s foreign policy. Is taking a call from Taiwan one of them?

Dec 9, 2016 / Ken Miller

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