While a government shutdown and a key resignation grabbed headlines, diplomats were stunned by US actions over Yemen
The US stumbled into the holiday season with a sense of unravelling, as a large chunk of the federal government ground to a halt, the stock market crashed and the last independently minded, globally respected, major figure left in the administration announced he could no longer work with the president.
Trump has no real clear objective but has a destructive America First perspective on the world
President Trump has yet to be faced with a true international crisis. His behaviour and actions give little hope