US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

Publisher: Al Jazeera

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12 Mar 2017

The Sheriff of Manbij: US makes debut in the Syrian War

Photos of US Humvees and Stryker combat vehicles patrolling the streets of Manbij are surreal, a reminder that we no longer are under Barack Obama's restrained doctrine. US generals are now in full control of US policy in Syria. President Donald Trump is making good on his campaign promise not to tell the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) about his plans to defeat them, yet both allies and foes are puzzled by that new approach. 
Photos of US Humvees and Stryker combat vehicles patrolling the streets of Manbij are surreal, a reminder that we...

Publisher: Arab Center

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8 Mar 2017

Trump’s Defense Budget Militarizes US Foreign Policy

The signature blueprint of any US president is the federal budget.  Donald Trump is giving us an insight into how he views the world and what resources he intends to employ in advancing US interests abroad. The FY 2018 defense budget proposal alters the way the United States projects its power while offering no levelness between defense and diplomacy. However, the chances that the current version of the proposal  will pass through the US Congress are slim; a prominent Republican Senator called it “dead on arrival.”
The signature blueprint of any US president is the federal budget.  Donald Trump is...

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