Who is Responsible for ending the American Dream, Only Trump?

People will begin to ask the question – The US is a Joke, Dear Frank, But How Much Can We Laugh at It – as the full title of Enis Batur’s book. The regression of the US will speed up when this happens and when the US constrains itself with the means to punish its allies and when it begins to be deemed as a distrusted super power.

Hegemonic stability no more

“Putting aside the discriminatory and xenophobic rhetoric of Trump displaying the worst examples of far-right populism, the current tendencies of the U.S. to escalate political crises, mingle with violent conflicts and trigger economic protectionism confirms that the age of benevolent global hegemons is well and truly over.”

US credibility in decline in Turkey

The fact that supporting the YPG and considering it the U.S.’s only option made the country not only look less reliable, but also like a superpower without an option in the Middle East.