Trump’s foreign policy: Speak loudly and carry a small stick

 | America Blog | March 21, 2016

Donald Trump has talked a massive foreign policy game on the campaign trail, promising to “bomb the shi*t” out of the Islamic State, torture prisoners, kill family members of suspected terrorists and “get tough” with our enemies in general.

But in an interview today with the Washington Post’s editorial board, the specifics Trump offered for carrying out said foreign policy sounded…tame, dare I say dovish, while touting a list of foreign policy advisers who hold decidedly non-dovish views about America’s role in the world.

The contradictions are glaring and impossible to square, but then again, this is Donald Trump we’re talking about.

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