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Up to other nations to adapt to Trump's 'America First' foreign policy

President Donald Trump addresses military personnel in a hangar at the Ayn al-Asad Air Base in Iraq’s Anbar province, on Dec 26, 2018.PHOTO: NYTIMES

WASHINGTON - If it was not clear previously, the past week has made United States President Donald Trump's America First foreign policy obvious: Put crudely, America will withdraw from and avoid foreign conflicts especially in the Middle East, and other countries will have to pay if they want America's protection.

The challenge for other countries is to adapt.

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