June 05, 2017

Wanted: A Trump Team Foreign-Policy Plan with Democratic Values

By Kate Bateman

National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn offered a defense of President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy in a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week, and of how well it played during the president’s trip to the Middle East and Europe. For those of us holding out hope that some senior White House official may yet emerge as a spokesperson for American values of democracy, rule of law and human rights, the op-ed reinforced that the Trump administration’s foreign policy will not champion those foundational values.

Read the full piece on The National Interest.