Global Anxiety

So the “global anxiety” is having the intended effect. Allies are rushing for face time with Trump because they know it’s a new day, and they’re going to have to deal with him. When a new player arrives on the scene and he doesn’t follow the established rules, traditions or norms – and doesn’t appear to feel bound by the boundaries that limited the maneuvers of his predecessors – what do you do? You could denounce him. You could vow never to work with him. But he’s got a bigger gun than you do, and you need his help.

Trump has turned upside down just about every international relationship the U.S. has. He’s restored the comity in our friendships with Britain and Israel, but he’s upset the apple cart a little in dealing with Germany and Australia. And he’s got just about everyone having conniption fits over his apparent embrace of Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

Career diplomats are appalled because their job description usually involves preserving the stability of the established global order. If stability is disrupted, a diplomat thinks that’s a crisis.

But there’s a concept in business called order from chaos. It holds that what appears to be order might actually be little more than a set of norms with which you’ve become comfortable. It’s not really producing anything positive, but it feels comfortable to you so you continue to operate according to it. An outside party can come into an organization and observe that the established order is not producing the desired results, but it can be difficult for those who have operated within the established order for awhile to see that.

Interesting Read…

See Also:

Trump Short Circuits Washington

Time For Deplorables To Boycott Holywood

Buzzfeed sued by firm named in Trump dossier

Flynn’s plan to beat radical Islam starts with schools and social media

Trump has support of nearly half of America, online polls say

Trump defends ‘killer’ Putin: ‘You think our country’s so innocent?’

Errors From The Press Are Piling Up In The Opening Weeks Of The Trump Administration

State Lawmakers Across the U.S. Are Cracking Down on Protesters

Mexico Has Its Own Fiery Populist

Over 12,000 tweets are calling for Trump’s assassination. Here’s how the Secret Service handles it

Mattis Says No Need for Dramatic Military Moves in S.China Sea

Gun Sales Slow Amid Confidence in Trump

White House to investigate leaks of Trump’s calls to Mexico, Australia

Judge’s blocking of travel ban sets stage for epic court battle

Report card: Conservatives just had their best fortnight in a decade

(Visited 16 times, 3 visits today)
newest oldest most voted
Notify of

James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has sounded the warning bell many times with irrefutable evidence. Now add to that comes David Horowitz’s warning for what’s in store for America. Americans had better wise up to the reality and wise up fast.

“The enraged Democrats will never accept defeat.”

“They will lie, cheat, and steal to delegitimize Trump’s presidency. They have already started!”

“And they have the big media allied behind them.

“To the sore-loser Democrats, it’s total war!”