Last quote by Daniel Benaim
The bigger question is whether the experienced members of Trump's team can help him leverage this short-term burst of American power projection toward a strategy to hasten the end of a civil war that has been wrecking the country and sucking foreign powers into a vortex of instability. Strategy – not strikes – should be the measure of presidential leadership.feedback
We found 3 articles in which Daniel Benaim said something. The most recent Daniel Benaim’s quote is: “People are so hungry to believe that they have a solid, presidential' commander-in-chief at the helm that they are willing to overlook everything Donald Trump said before Thursday – including on Monday and Tuesday.”. In addition, all sources we refer have quoted Daniel Benaim 6 times. On this page, you will find all of Daniel Benaim’s quotes organized by date and topic.
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Quotes by Daniel Benaim
Apr 07 2017
People are so hungry to believe that they have a solid, presidential' commander-in-chief at the helm that they are willing to overlook everything Donald Trump said before Thursday – including on Monday and Tuesday.feedback
Apr 07 2017
But there's nothing presidential about launching missiles in service of a policy that didn't exist until a few days ago. And when it comes to each new declaration that now is the moment when Trump finally became 'presidential,' people get tired of buying the same horse twice. Launching a few missiles from offshore is in some ways the easy part, and the one that better fits the impulsive nature of a president who seems to think more in macho gestures to win news cycles than long-term politico-military strategies to end wars.feedback
Apr 02 2017
Trump would rather stand with a strongman against terrorism and Islamism than concern himself with Egypt's domestic challenges – or US values at stake. He praised Sisi for forcefully taking control of Egypt, essentially blessing the crackdown that President Obama had condemned.feedback
Mar 21 2017
Using Iraq as a battleground as part of a broader strategy to counter Iran would also ignore the foundation of America's presence there – as the invited guest of the Iraqi government. As much as Iraq needs us, we also need Iraq, particularly as we pursue persistent threats against the homeland – including as a hub for the continued fight against the Islamic State in Syria.feedback
Mar 21 2017
Trump's efforts to 'deconstruct' the non-Pentagon parts of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus – as well as cuts to support for international institutions – threatens to strip the United States of the tools required in Iraq and elsewhere, just when we need them most.feedback
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