Trump’s Jacksonian Foreign Policy and its Implications for European Security, Daniel S. Hamilton (UI, Sweden)

The Domestic Roots of Trump’s Foreign Policy To understand what is likely to drive Trump, it is important to understand the domestic context in which he operates. Efforts to categorize him as isolationist or internationalist, hawk or dove, realist or idealist do little to help one understand Trump’s domestic political base, which serves as the starting point to understand his foreign and security policies. After all, it’s the politics, stupid.

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