Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
The reversals on Russia and NATO could reassure US allies in Europe who were rattled by Trump’s overtures toward Moscow during the campaign.
As Donald Trump tackles troubles at home, US interventionism is taking over policymaking. The president is now fully embraced by the national security and foreign policy establishment.
Vice president Mike Pence said Bannon would continue to play an important role in policy and played down the shake-up as routine.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Trump the businessman is at war with Trump the ideologue over the question of Islam.
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has strongly advocated a continued US presence in Afghanistan, something South Block also would like to see.
Donald Trump’s extremely effective at dividing and conquering his opponents. What would it take for progressives to divide his supporters?
Is there any modern precedent for this total lack of experience in the top echelons of the White House, including the National Security Council?
Jared Kushner, married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the post after receiving legal counsel that doing so would not violate the anti-nepotism law.
Some Republicans have backed the shift while conservatives who had revelled in the possibility of a Clinton prosecution were not pleased.
In a conversation with the New York Times, the US president-elect appeared to have moderated his views on key issues, including prosecuting Hillary Clinton.
Stephen Bannon also praised the Modi government for “banning” Greenpeace.
US President Obama and president-elect Trump met on Thursday for the first time, to discuss the transition to the Republican’s inauguration on January 20.
“I regret it, particularly where it may have caused personal pain. Too much is at stake for us to be consumed with these issues,” said Donald Trump.