Trump team

Ministry of war

Print edition : April 27, 2018

President Donald Trump with by H.R. McMaster (left) and Rex Tillerson (right), who were replaced as National Security Adviser and Secretary of State respectively. A file picture. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS

Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times

James Mattis, Secretary of Defence. Photo: AFP

John Bolton, National Security Adviser. Photo: ALEX WONG/AFP

Sheldon Adelson, magnate and close friend of Trump. Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP

Donald Trump and his new Cabinet may regard war as the most effective instrument of statecraft, but there is little appetite amongst the U.S.’ allies for armed action against Iran and North Korea.
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