Clint Watts @selectedwisdom Author: Messing With The Enemy Current: @MSNBC @FPRI @SecureDemocracy www.amazon.com/dp/0062795988/ref=cm_sw_su_dp?tag=harpercollinsus-20 May. 09, 2019 1 min read

Everyday there's more evidence of Putin's victory in elevating Trump. Trump wants war in Venezuela, then suddenly doesn't want war. Trump has no discipline, authoritarians know this "A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy"  https://wapo.st/2vLx7On?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.95dd606dc3f6 

year and half ago, Trump threatening war with N. Korea, two failed summits, then Putin has summit with KJU, week later, KJU starts firing missiles, Trump admin. does nothing.  https://apnews.com/1748c9da35e9433e9cd11510627ba500 

Bolton now tries to stand against Iran, Pompeo traveling amongst allies to build a coalition and they get no where. A weak America. Adversaries know President Trump will flip flop on any issue - Dexter Filkins explained this in excellent detail last week  https://www.npr.org/2019/05/02/719536645/journalist-explains-john-boltons-push-for-aggressive-use-of-american-power 

Greater & less discussed sign American weakness is regarding Huawei. China battle future of national security, 5G infrastructure critical piece, and America is losing under Trump's leadership  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-09/trump-is-losing-the-fight-to-ban-huawei-from-global-networks 

BTW - all of these things are happening TODAY! multi-theater setbacks. What is the Trump national security plan? What is America trying to achieve? I'm not looking for wars, but global retreat on all fronts today, loss of allies, etc. will lead to war in the future.


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