And that is not a difficult task. Just read chapter 28 of Fear where Tillerson and Mattis try to explain basic international systems to the Donald. Scary stuff. This is why I say it is more than just Trump’s greed and stupidity. He has flat out been Putin programed to destroy the West. There is just no other reasonable way to explain his words and actions.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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