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A Trump Doctrine for Singapore and Beyond

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Trump ran on a foreign policy that may fairly be described as a Trump Doctrine: In the post-post-Cold War era, the United States will start looking out for America first. This does not mean isolationism or the abandonment of our allies. It does mean a review and reassessment of all the guarantees we have issued to go to war on behalf of other countries, and the eventual transfer of responsibility for the defense of our friends over to our friends. In the future, the U.S. will stop futilely imploring allies to do more for their own defense and will begin telling them that their defense is primarily their own responsibility.

Don Jr.'s Russia meeting wasn't collusion — just amateur hour

Jonathan Turley, The Hill

In the continuing Russia Rorschach test, it turns out that every amorphous blob looks like a crime to media and many legal experts. They question is whether the Trump team is a bunch of click-bait chumps or criminals. In other words, does any of this constitute a clear crime or even a vague inkblot image of a crime? No, at least not on these facts.

Was Bill Clinton Plea Bargaining With The Attorney General?

Richard Pollock, Daily Caller

When Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch met privately Monday in her jet in Phoenix, Arizona, some speculate he may have been pleading for his wife who is under investigation by the FBI and the Department of Justice. But the former president may also have been pleading for himself, according to a former federal prosecutor.