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Josh Rogin

Trump's Foreign Policy Is All Over the Map

The front-runner's contradictory worldview shows he's not up to the job.
With a foreign ally.

With a foreign ally.

Photographer: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images

Donald Trump's shortcomings on foreign policy extend way beyond his inability to name terror group leaders on a radio interview. The entirety of his utterances reveal a potential president who would reshape U.S. foreign policy into a mess of conflicting and often incoherent policies, and delegate the most important issues of national security to as-yet unnamed subordinates.

The press is jumping on Trump's admission to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Thursday that he didn't know the names of the leaders of top terror groups and didn't seem to care about the differences between those groups.