There is no longer any question that some of the senior officials around President Trump are trying to keep him from some dramatic decisions, especially with regard to foreign policy.
And one of their preferred methods is to make sure that the press discovers that the press discovers
One of the views is that they are "deep state" operators who are trying to master a president who wants to be destructive – although it often involves his own appointments.
Another opinion is that these are the so-called adults in the room, the people far more familiar to Trump, especially on military matters.
It is clear that the "generals" have left ̵
But even those who use Trump to keep up with his agenda are sometimes brakes on his approach to the gas.
This is clear yesterday's New York Times headline:
"Last year, President Trump proposed a move that is tantamount to destroying NATO: the withdrawal of the United States."
The ubiquitous "senior officials of the administration" told the newspaper that "several times in 2018, Mr Trump said he wanted to step down from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Current and former Alliance-supporting officials said, fearing that Trump may return to his threat while Allied military spending continues to lag behind
This is stunning because the 70-year-old alliance has strong bipartisan support and is believed to have helped America , and Europe to win the Cold War but discourages Communist aggression
While noting that whatever he is doing behind the scenes, Trump has not actually proposed such a drastic step
Still, there is a continuing concern that high-ranking officials or their agents MARC THIESSEN: TRUMP, PUTIN, NATO AND MONTENEGRO
At that time, Mr. Trump's National Security Team, including Jim Matisse, then the Minister of Defense , and John R. Bolton, a national security adviser, were trying to save the US strategy on the road without mentioning a withdrawal that drastically reduces Washington's influence in Europe and can encourage Russia to be the main word is Russia because many anti-Trump experts are jumping over this story as evidence that Trump makes the ceremonies of Vladimir Putin . The Kremlin or Putin has something harmful to him, obviously there is no evidence of the latter.
It is no secret that Trump has repeatedly neglected NATO and called Angela Merkel and other leaders to his meetings. Alliances are mainly in financial terms, the president complains that Member States do not contribute enough to joint defense and rely on the US to implement them.
I knew Trump was not a fan of contracts and business deals after he stepped down from the Paris Climate Agreement, the Iranian nuclear agreement, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The White House did not deny the story, it was a senior official. points out that the Times's July comments to Trump call it "very important," and the US commitment to NATO is "very strong."
However, according to the story, "when Mr Trump first raised the possibility of leaving the union, the senior officials of the administration were not sure whether he was serious
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Congress is likely to block any attempt to withdraw America from NATO, but history itself certainly makes nerve leaders in London, Paris, Berlin and other western capitals quite nervous
Any serious effort to save NATO would be so a big bomb as much as Brexit