Countries tend to do things that make things worse when they are uncertain 1/x
Here is where Trump comes in: 2/x
More importantly, he is an uncertainty engine saideman.blogspot.ca/2017/04/the-de… 3/x
Maybe this works for real estate, but it is mostly awful for International Relations 4/x
This is different: Trump is broadcasting uncertainty about what the US will do every single day. 5/x
And it all comes back to a key reality in IR:
"Hey, I didn't think you would mind if I took a small piece of x"