Donald Trump

Trump’s Foreign Policy Doctrine of Uncertainty

Wassim Daghrir • Jun 29 2020 • Articles

Trump’s foreign policy appears as a manifestation of his personality – impulsive, improvisational and devoid of clear purpose and value, yet unmistakeably realist.

Scorekeeping With Donald Trump in a COVID-19 Language Game

Jarett Malouf • May 8 2020 • Articles

At a time of national, and global, crisis Donald Trump has used his power to divisive ends by creating heroes and villains by simply identifying them.

The New Normal: Trauma Informed International Practices During COVID-19

Ian Edgerly • May 2 2020 • Articles

If the current trend of lashing out from a perceived position of victimization and trauma via the United States is upheld throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the globe is truly living in the new norm.

What International Relations Tells Us about COVID-19

Joshua Busby • Apr 26 2020 • Articles

A Trump re-election loss will not remove structural barriers to collaboration, but it might delegitimate some of the zero-sum thinking that proliferated during his time.

Opinion – Compromising US Energy Security for International Oil Market Stability

Benjamin Cherry-Smith • Apr 25 2020 • Articles

Trump has placed the US in a position to have its oil production manipulated by a cartel vying to remain relevant and a geopolitical rival seeking leverage.

Militarization in the Age of the Pandemic Crisis

Henry A. Giroux and Ourania Filippakou • Apr 22 2020 • Articles

The spectacle of militarization functions as part of a culture of division and fragmentation, all the while refusing ask how the US shares elements of a fascist politics.

Soft Power: Can Less be More?

Max Nurnus • Apr 15 2020 • Articles

Trump and his administration are probably a disaster for American soft power and undermine the country’s standing in the world – but is that necessarily bad?

Opinion – Nationalism and Trump’s Response to Covid-19

Benjamin Cherry-Smith • Apr 3 2020 • Articles

As covid-19 continues to spread in the US, the Trump administrations handling of it as a public health and economic issue will be at the forefront the election.

Review – Stamped from the Beginning

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Apr 3 2020 • Features

Ibram X. Kendi’s book is a thought-provoking account of America’s racial history and its impact on people of colour, providing a theorization of global anti-blackness.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Elizabeth Austin • Mar 25 2020 • Features

Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump’s election.

Interview – John M. Kirk

E-International Relations • Feb 26 2020 • Features

John M. Kirk discusses the new constitution in Cuba, the country’s shifting relationships in the region, US-Cuban relations, and the alleged ‘sonic attacks’ on diplomats.

Age of the Deal: Donald Trump Won the Battle of Seattle

Carlos Frederico Pereira da Silva Gama • Feb 21 2020 • Articles

Donald Trump emerged as the unlikely victor of the Battle of Seattle, despite many underestimating his political muscle, causing multilateralism to suffer accordingly.

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