“It is a rather confusing time for outside observers to understand what is taking place in the U.S. administration today. In the 20-month period since the inauguration of President Trump, the administration has experienced very rapid turnover in some key positions.”
“Using the U.S. dollar as a weapon against other countries in an effort to promote the political interests of the U.S. itself has become the final blow to the U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar was meant to be the stabilizer of the world trade and economy, not the destabilizer.”
“It should be underlined that the U.S. administration’s statements of democratization in the Middle East do not reflect reality. Rather, Washington is currently the largest obstacle for democratic governments in the region.”
Regional and global actors cannot reach common ground in order to end the Idlib crisis, signaling that the Syrian civil war will most probably get worse in the future.
“Given the strong rhetoric used by the U.S. against the Assad regime especially with regard to its potential chemical weapons use, Russia might not be so eager to deploy its air support to the regime any time soon.”
Will Trump’s aim to form a regional alliance in the Middle East reach its objectives?
The current American administration, led by an ultra-nationalist and xenophobic politician, has abandoned the traditional principles of American hegemony, namely liberal democracy and the free market.
While President Trump is generally criticized for his “crude and obnoxious” tone, he perfectly represents U.S. policies with this very tone.
The strained atmosphere between Turkey and the U.S. is not likely to change until Trump stops being a bully.
The foreign policy makers of the Trump administration are damaging the U.S.’ prestige among its allies, leaving the country more isolated than ever.