Der Spiegel. How we got to the Iran failure.
He wanted to do everything differently, using deals instead of alliances, pressure instead of strategy. Donald Trump made a complete break with traditional U.S. foreign policy. He got rid of the experts in the State Department and discarded the tools of diplomacy --negotiations, trade-offs and the weighing of interests. The guiding principle was "disruption." Trump claimed that he could solve conflicts purely with his charisma and his imagination.