We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines

The Return of Team America?

Donald Trump promised to put the country first. His new foreign policy advisers may suggest otherwise



BUSHY LEAGUE Bolton, arguably the most hawkish member of the new guard, is a concern for moderates and Democrats.

IN THE SPRING OF 2016, AS Donald Trump cruised to the Republican presidential nomination, he convened an elite crowd in a Washington, D.C., ballroom to announce a new proposal that would, as he put it, “shake the rust off America’s foreign policy.” Backed by American flags, he eviscerated decades of GOP orthodoxy— specifically the nation building of George W. Bush in Iraq—and pledged to enact a “coherent foreign policy” that would shun distant conflicts and put “America first.” Trump pledged to find “talented experts with approaches and practical ideas, rather than surrounding myself with those who have perfect résumés but very little to brag about except responsibility for a long history of failed policies and continued losses at war. We have to look to new people.”

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Newsweek International - 18th May 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 18th May 2018
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 0.67 per issue
Or 3399 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 0.94 per issue
Or 399 points

View Issues

About Newsweek International

Mr. Brexit In turning Britain inward, former Independence Party leader Nigel Farage transformed Europe. He says his work has just begun.
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points