Eliot A. Cohen

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Eliot A. Cohen

DateArticle NameLocation
09/12/17How Trump Is Ending the American Eratheatlantic.com
Donald trump was right. He inherited a mess. In January 2017, American foreign policy was, if not in crisis, in big trouble. Strong forces were putting stress on the old global political order: the rise of China to a power with more than half the productive capacity of the United States (and defense spending to match); the partial recovery of a resentful Russia under a skilled and thuggish autocrat; the discrediting of Western elites by the financial crash of 2008, followed by roiling populist waves, of which Trump himself...