Monday, July 10, 2017


IMHO:  Trump has no diplomatic policy for America, he has only a policy to pump-up his ego.

"In Poland, Trump chides Russia on eve of Putin meeting" PBS NewsHour 7/6/2017


SUMMARY:  President Trump began his second overseas trip in Poland by doing something he was criticized for not doing on his first, [this time] offering America's full commitment to the NATO alliance.  The President also declared that the West would triumph over its many adversaries, offering his sharpest condemnation yet of Russia.  Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Judy Woodruff from Hamburg for more.

"What did European allies hear in Trump’s Poland speech?" PBS NewsHour 7/6/2017


SUMMARY:  As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump downplayed the importance of NATO and the role of the European Union, while promoting improved U.S.-Russia ties.  On Thursday, President Trump tried to reassure European allies that his administration is in sync with them.  Judy Woodruff talks to Karen Donfried and Paula Dobriansky, two former state department officials, about Trump on the world stage.

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