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Chop and change is Trump's game

Defining his global strategy is a lost cause. His trial-and-error tack may have worsened things

Without a roadmap based on an understanding of the relationship between the US and Iran, or of the US policy in the Middle East, President Trump's discordant moves have created diplomatic dead ends.

PUNDITS in Washington have given up trying to define President Donald Trump's foreign policy doctrine, after having discovered during his first year in office that a grand design explaining his global strategy - not to mention a coherent worldview - did not exist.

Indeed, President Trump...

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