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Thu Mar 14, 2019, 08:40 PM

World Leaders' New Tactic to Read U.S. Policy: Skip the Diplomats and Talk to Trump

WASHINGTON—World leaders have found a new route to get a read on official U.S. thinking: straight to the top.

Increasingly, savvy leaders are bypassing the standard protocols and government processes of American diplomacy to go directly to President Donald Trump himself, according to current and former officials, allies and foreign-policy experts.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s Vladimir Putin are among the heads of state who have cut out the middle layers of aides and agency officials to talk to Mr. Trump. For many, it’s the most direct approach to the president’s sometimes unpredictable policy decisions.

Mr. Trump has encouraged such approaches, but they have added a layer of ambiguity to foreign affairs. Some aides fret that the personal talks can sow confusion within the administration. At times, senior officials have been left in the dark or had to backtrack on some of Mr. Trump’s remarks.


Well not quite. Trump likes getting his ass kissed and the dictators about have figured out the way you get what you want out of Trump is to butter him up.

He's such a simpleton.

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Thu Mar 14, 2019, 09:00 PM

1. First, rent some rooms in the Trump hotels.

First, rent some rooms in the Trump hotels.

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