2“Taken Care Of”
President Trump has authorized two somewhat significant military actions in as many weeks, striking both Syria and Afghanistan. Many people, in and out of the political arena, have questioned exactly what this means. Some fear that Trump is backpedaling on his promise to not drag America into another war.
Others believe that it is something far more simpler. He is sending a clear and decisive message to America’s enemies that after a decade of weak foreign policy, we aren’t going take it anymore. While the president admitted he did not order the dropping of the MOAB on Afghanistan, he did say he endorsed it.
Foreign policy experts believed the strike did not only boost his image as a strong leader, but it was also a signal to North Korea that Trump will not bow to their threats. When reporters asked President Trump if the bombing was a message for Kim Jong-Un, he said it wasn’t. However, he also said it “doesn’t make a difference if they received it as one, telling reporters:
“It doesn’t make any difference if it does or not â North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of,”
President Trump has reiterated on several occasions that America will not tolerate a…