Enabling Autocrats Is Not in the American National Interest
FSI Stanford

Could you later also maybe place this in the context of Trump’s defunding of the State Department (not staffing), the historic role of State with CIA since the Dulles brothers, the role of State in ‘SoftPower’ debt-forgiveness diplomacy, the rise of Pete Navarro’s monolithic thinking on China, China’s funding of projects in Africa and lastly the new $60b funded USIDFC (United States International Development Finance Corporation), which seems to have gone largely uncovered by the press. Give us a realpolitik view of the future if Trump is not impeached and continues down this road?