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Trump scores on first foreign policy test?

Phone conversation with Taiwan president could be part of a new American grand strategy

A more realistic and yet approving interpretation of the chat with Ms Tsai is that as a veteran dealmaker, Mr Trump was hoping to gain a diplomatic leverage over the Chinese in future negotiations.


IF you've taken a university course on American foreign policy or US presidential policymaking, my guess is that during at least one class, the professor focused on the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and the crucial role that then president John F Kennedy (JFK) played in resolving...

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