Seasoned readers of US science fiction will have the uncanny feeling of having seen this all before.
A new name on a few military badges doesn't imply an escalating arms race.
From awkwardness and confusion to rancour, Trump certainly left his mark on the 2018 NATO summit.
Trump's assault on the global trade system could be just a prelude to his next moves.
Disruptive technology is fundamentally reshaping global security, and potentially laying the ground for a US-China conflict.
To understand how a new world war might play out, it's important to remember just how powerful the US really is.
Without a strategy or a legal case to legitimate the use of force, the US is endangering crucial alliances and civilian lives.
For all the president's unpredictability, America's core interests remain the same.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent trip to Asia offers some insights into how the Trump administration might deal with China.