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The problem with 'transactional diplomacy'

Trump must recognise that not every policy problem can be resolved like it's a business transaction

President Trump considers himself a great dealmaker and he thinks that all the problems facing the United States in the international arena are consequences of bad deals made by incompetent officials.


DURING a recent flight, I was sitting next to a young lady who, I noticed, kept looking at my wristwatch. I assumed that her watch had probably stopped running and that she was trying to get the time right. So I provided her with the information.

Apparently, she was not...

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