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What is Trump's Principled Realism in US Foreign Policy

Rebecca Grant
We have a Trump Doctrine: Principled realism.  Is it true realism?  Yes and no.  Realism in International Relations theory prioritizes power, and the balance of power, over and above moral and cultural preferences of any individual state.  

Trump buys that but adds more.  Sovereign states observe rules of the road ...

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Could this B-52 in Australia one day become an arsenal plane?

Pentagon's Arsenal Plane Relies on Network

Rebecca Grant

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it's…a network?  SCO’s Will Roper wouldn’t name a current platform to be converted to the arsenal plane.  “If the Secretary of Defense won’t tell you what the arsenal plane is, I won’t,” was his response to ...

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