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With Only These Four Exceptions, Senate Republicans Just Abandoned 'America First'...

•, Brad Polumbo

With Americans growing ever more divided amid national upheaval over racial inequality and a global pandemic, it has perhaps never been more apparent that the United States has no business trying to fix the world with so many problems on our own doorstep. Whatever his faults, President Trump at least seems to understand this.

Even though he hasn't fully followed through on it, President Trump campaigned on an "America First" foreign policy and promised to end the United States' decades-long military intervention in Afghanistan. While controversial in foreign policy establishment circles, the sentiment behind America First is straightforward enough: American foreign policy should focus on America's national interest and security.