Trump may turn to foreign policy to project an image of strength despite his domestically inclined America first agenda.
Trump needs to show the Saudi Crown Prince the errors of his ways before it’s too late. And Yemen would be a good start for him, MbS and the American media to redeem themselves.
“Abiy Ahmed’s foreign policy reforms and the peace breeze sweeping the Horn of Africa is commendable and long-waited but the deafening geopolitical changes’ raison d’etre definitely lie elsewhere: the U.S. Secretary of State.”
The Khashoggi murder pushes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to become more dependent on global powers, in particular the United States.
Will the murder of Jamal Khashoggi have the ability to transform U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia?
“If Trump decides to retreat MbS because of his brutality, which is unlikely to happen, it will not be a decision of American liberal principles, but a decision motivated by the increasing unpredictability of MbS’s actions in the Middle East.”
The Khashoggi case will have negative effects on the projections proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration.
The incompatible approach depicted by the U.S. in regards to the Jamal Khashoggi case should be ringing alarm bells for U.S. foreign policy.
There are many obstacles facing Trump’s Middle East Strategic Alliance project, which is set to fail.
The wave of new military operations conducted by Turkey to clear the east of the Euphrates River from all terrorist (PKK) elements will be a test on how “healthy” relations between Turkey and the U.S. are.