Author Archives: Elias Akleh

Trump’s National Security Strategy

A strategy of thuggery and intimidation

During his national security speech on December 18, Trump introduced his administration’s new “America First” national security strategy in a surprisingly unaccustomed calm and calculated mannerism that is uncharacteristic of him. Although it seemed that he was well coached, yet, he couldn’t escape his narcissistic tendency and kept denunciating previous administrations while praising his own. Continue reading