Unlike Trump, Ben Sasse Is a Republican That Tells It Like It is

Sasse, who did not vote for Trump in 2016, offered an honest and revealing assessment of the President. In fact, most of Sasse’s criticisms of Trump are the same ones made by some of Trump’s most vocal critics.

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Maybe America Will Be Great Again Next Year

America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point.

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“Which Past Is Prologue?” By Margaret MacMillan

These troubled times are not all Trump’s fault, but he has made things worse. The damage is difficult to measure, the United States has lost much of its moral authority.

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America’s Global Image: Not Great, Again

Donald Trump is not making America great again. In fact, global respect for the US has rarely been worse.

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“The U.S. Needs a Russia Strategy Now More Than Ever” by Michael McFaul

“In the face of a growing Russian threat to the interests of the United States at home and around the globe, Washington still lacks anything resembling a grand strategy to meet it. Trump’s Helsinki performance showed the world that a year and a half into his administration, he has yet even to start crafting an approach. “

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Trump Needs a Lot of Help with Foreign Policy

Managing our country’s foreign policy is, by constitutional design and practical necessity, the most important task of the modern US president. Electing a person like Trump with little knowledge and competence in this area is deeply troubling.

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