Trump is Said to Be Ignorant About National Security, but Maybe That’s Good

by Daily Bell Staff
The Daily Bell

The trouble with Trump and national security … Trump is consistent only in his inconsistency on national security issues … There are the growing challenges abroad — the rising threat of ISIS, the resurgence of al Qaeda, the menace of Putinism and a newly aggressive China, all of which should mean the party historically most trusted on national security would make the crumbling world a special feature of its electoral appeal. But no. Here’s the trouble: Donald Trump not only knows nothing about national security, he doesn’t care to know. – CNN

This is a strong and damning article by Danielle Pletka, senior vice president for foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

The Institute is known as a conservative – though “compassionate” – think tank. But from what we can tell the gulf is wide and deep between modest libertarian entities like DB and looming “conservative” facilities like AEI.

As an anarcho-libertarian publication, DB takes the stance that government is basically the problem, not the solution.

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