BY John glaser, Chris Preble, and A. Trevor Thrall
FUEL TO THE FIRE
How Trump Made America’s Broken Foreign Policy Even Worse (And How We Can Recover)
Since Trump took office, it has become clear that “America First” was more campaign slogan than coherent vision of American grand strategy and foreign policy. As president Trump has steered a course that has maintained some of the worst aspects of previous foreign policy – namely the pursuit of primacy and frequent military intervention – while managing to make a new set of mistakes all his own.
This book provides an assessment of Trump’s America First doctrine, its performance to date, and its implications for the future.
“At a time when American foreign policy is badly in need of a reboot, this provocative, powerfully argued call to move past a failing insistence on militarized primacy is a welcome addition to the debate.”
“Reading this book won’t cheer you up, but it will make you smarter. Fuel to the Fire is a comprehensive and dispassionate account of Donald Trump’s failing foreign policy, and it points the way toward a more effective grand strategy.”
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George Mason University
A. trevor thrall
I teach and write about the intersection of politics and security, with a special interest in how people form opinions about war and foreign policy. My day job is at George Mason University, where I am an associate professor of political science in the Schar School of Policy and Government. I am also a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, writing commentary and analysis on foreign policy. Most recently I co-founded the E38 Academy, which provides online professional development to the national security and risk intelligence communities.
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