Military officers visit the birthplace of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung, a day before the 105th anniversary of his birth, in Mangyongdae, just outside Pyongyang, on Friday. Since North Korea does not have a slew of experts on US foreign policy to fully understand or to interpret Trump’s actions, chances are that it might misconstrue that ostensible sabre-rattling and overreact. Then what? Photo: Reuters

‘Anything goes’ Trump Doctrine unsettles not just US foes, but also its allies

Ehsan Ahrari says the strikes on Syria and sabre-rattling in Korean peninsula underline the seemingly impulsive nature of Trump’s foreign policies, which worries its allies and greatly increases the risk of its intent being misconstrued

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Military officers visit the birthplace of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung, a day before the 105th anniversary of his birth, in Mangyongdae, just outside Pyongyang, on Friday. Since North Korea does not have a slew of experts on US foreign policy to fully understand or to interpret Trump’s actions, chances are that it might misconstrue that ostensible sabre-rattling and overreact. Then what? Photo: Reuters
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