The New York City Real Estate guy looks at the world as a place HE can make money from….
His efforts to extract more money from other countries have ALL be failures and in some cases made things for America worst….
He has tried to withdraw from commitments around the world….
He has unsuccessfully dabbed in Foreign Affairs ….
And he has actually helped China and Russia move into the power vacuum he has created…..
The United States is no longer driving the conversation on some of the biggest issues facing the world, both short- and long-term. Instead, foreign nations are making the decisions.
Why it matters: America is losing its position as the global arbiter for international norms — from airline safety to online privacy to the response to climate change. It’s a trend that predates President Trump, but it’s accelerating now — and it makes Americans beholden to the decisions of foreigners.