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Trump Is No ‘Isolationist’
US President Donald Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, June 8, 2018. - Trump travels to Canada to attend the G7 Summit. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Is No ‘Isolationist’

Walter Russell Mead

While the world was transfixed by the drama over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Trump administration last week doggedly pressed ahead with some of the most dramatic shifts in American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War.

President Trump’s foreign policy is anything but isolationist. It is ambitious, interventionist and global. Having determined after almost two years of trying that the three revisionist powers—China, Russia and Iran—cannot, at least for now, be pried apart, the administration is preparing to take them on all at once.

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