the State Department, together with the Pentagon, the CIA
and other security and intelligence organs of the US government, as well as the Department of
Commerce and the Department of the Treasury. To grasp its importance, it is necessary to
distinguish it from the eccentric and unpredictable character of Donald Trump. But it is also
necessary to recognise that it would take a character like Trump to bring about such a break from
the history and tradition of USforeignpolicy.
From a strictly academic perspective, the new strategy document looks