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Trump's 'Adhocracy' Could Leave the World in Disarray

Aug 07, 2017 | 33 videos
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“This is going to be a much messier world that the next president is going to have to deal with,” says Council on Foreign Relations President, Richard Haass. President Trump has introduced a large degree of unpredictability in American foreign policy through an undisciplined decision-making process and little regard to international institutions. Interviewed at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival, Haass argues this level of uncertainty could result in a disruption of international order and growth in global challenges. For more, see Haass’s “Donald Trump and the Danger of ‘Adhocracy.’

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, Sophia Myszkowski, Tynesha Foreman

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