Trump Foreign Policy  (Page 14)

Trump pick for Ambassador to Israel may signal tough peace-loving policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:05am 12/16/2016 at 10:05am
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Weakness is not rewarded in the Middle East, as the Obama-Kerry fiasco in Syria is showing.

It also is not rewarded in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Khaled Abu Toameh writing at The Gatestone Institute website, makes the point that Palestinian militants view Israeli concessions as weakness, and actually encourage more intransigence, The Palestinian...

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President-elect Trump Talks Efficient Government, His Cabinet, and Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/11/2016 at 3:00pm
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President-elect Trump sat down with Chris Wallace this morning and discussed a range of topics from the latest on Russia’s purported hacking or influence in the election to his decisions on making government more efficient to his choices for his cabinet to trade.

Fox News reports:

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China Files Protest Over Trump’s Taiwan Call

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:00pm 12/3/2016 at 8:00pm

Has WWIII started? I thought I’d wake up to a desolate United States after the way the media treated President-elect Donald Trump’s call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, which is the “first time a president or president-elect has spoken with the leader of Taiwan s...

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Contrasting Obama and Trump/Pence statements on Fidel Castro death

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 5:00pm 11/26/2016 at 5:00pm
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Obama:

Trump/Pence:

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NSA Chief Doesn’t Believe DNC Hack Influenced Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/22/2016 at 2:00pm

When Wikileaks released Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails in July, people immediately pointed fingers at Russia and cried that the Kremlin wanted to influence the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump, who won by a large margin over Hillary Clinton.

But National Security Agency (NSA) Director Mike Rogers dashed those conspiracy theories...

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No, Reince Didn’t Advocate for a National Muslim Registry

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/20/2016 at 2:00pm

The media’s obsession with a national Muslim registry continues.

Former RNC Chair and incoming White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus joined Meet the Press Sunday morning. Host, Chuck Todd asked Priebus whether the next administration is toying with a national Muslim registry.

NBC News then ran with this headline:

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Trump Selects Attorney General, CIA Director, and Nat’l Security Advisor

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/18/2016 at 12:00pm
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Earlier this morning, reports indicated Trump’s transition team had selected an Attorney General, CIA Director, and National Security Advisor.

AG: Sen. Jeff Sessions
CIA Director: Rep. Mike Pompeo
National Security Advisor: Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn

Politico confirms those individuals have accepted the posts:

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What if Donald Trump did Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/15/2016 at 4:00pm

Miriam Elman had an excellent post on Sunday on the possibility that, once inaugurated as president, Donald Trump would do what none of his predecessors ever did despite their promises and move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Israel’s capital.

The reason that Bill Clinton and George W. Bush never followed the...

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