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    Trump’s Straight Talk Is Changing the World

    Can he say that? A growing number of policy experts say President Trump’s blunt tactics and shoot-from-the-hip rhetoric are reshaping the global order. His mixture of tough talk and unpredictability has led to better relations on the Korean peninsula, India investing more in Afghanistan’s future, and a stable alliance with a changing Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, trade deals and longstanding international alliances are no longer untouchable. Trump’s approach doesn’t always guarantee success, but observers say it’s bringing “public opinion and the foreign policy elite back into sync.”

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