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International relations are not a poker game.  In a world of “every nation for itself”  —  a G-zero world  —  it’s harder than ever to accomplish anything ambitions without allies.  Trump’s indiscriminate use of “I dare you to fight” tactics with friends and foes alike is eroding not only traditional alliances but also the institutions those alliances have sustained over many decades.  Over the long term, that’s bad for the U.S. and bad for the world.
  —  Ian Bremmer
From and opinion article titled:  “The Limits of Being the World’s Bully
Appearing in Time Magazine, 18 June 2018
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