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Hawking America First

Though President Donald Trump campaigned against American military interventions abroad, he has consistently relied on generals to shape his foreign policy, and has now appointed two of the most hawkish figures in US foreign-policy circles to his administration's top diplomatic and national-security positions. Should the world be bracing for another US-led war?

John Bolton Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
US soldiers take oath to the US army on an Iraqi destroyed tank in Iraq Eric BOUVET/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images
Trump and Mattis Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images
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