Biden’s choices point towards an acceptance of torture. The extension of impunity is something that each U.S. president covets, almost in parallel with how the CIA operates.
Certainly, there are many things that President Trump can rightly be criticized for, but it is interesting to note how the media and chattering classes continue to be in the grip of the irrational “Trump derangement syndrome (TDS).”
Foreign policy recommendations are influenced by a given mindset – something quite evident when listening to Hadley and Morrell. On Russia-related matters, their views unfortunately dominate the US political establishment.
A Bad Moon is rising: America is polarised at home; unitive government has splintered into departments at odds with each other, and with officials leaking on each other; with fake news abounding; with Congress gridlocked, and with American social and political fabric tearing apart.