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The Rhetoric and Reality of Donald Trump's Foreign Policy

MIN READNov 10, 2016 | 02:03 GMT

The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has set the world abuzz.

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The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has set the world abuzz. U.S. allies in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, smiling through their teeth, are feverishly hoping that Washington will maintain its security commitments. The Russians are eagerly trying to get the ball rolling on negotiations while warning that they expect real concessions from the White House. A largely helpless Mexico and other major trading partners of the United States are trying to weather a storm of uncertainty over future U.S. trade policy. The coming months will test the reality behind Trump’s rhetoric on major policy matters. What follows is an internal brainstorming with Stratfor analysts on some (not all) of the bigger hot spots that will be affected by his presidency....

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